|Two people died and a child was seriously injured in mysterious predawn fire today in Ha Long City, in northern Quang Ninh Province.— Photo Quang Tho
QUANG NINH (VNS) — Two people died and a child was seriously injured in mysterious predawn fire today in Ha Long City, in northern Quang Ninh Province.
The couple, Do Thi Nhan, 22 and Pham Thanh Trung, 34 were alleged to have started the fire themselves with petrol after a domestic conflict. They died in the flames despite efforts by residents' to put them out.
Their two-year-old daughter is being treated in hospital.
Meanwhile, in another predawn incident, a coach burst into flames in Dak Glei District, in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum.
None of the 30 passengers on the coach were injured.
Police were told the driver woke passengers when he noticed the flames at the end of the coach.
However, the coach and passengers' belongings were seriously damaged. — VNS