QUANG BINH (VNS) — Police in the central province of Quang Binh yesterday seized 13 kilos of cloves, eight boxes of firecrackers and four boxes of fireworks after stopping a truck for inspection.
The truck, which had a foreign number plate, was driven by 39-year-old Nguyen Van Giang, who told the police that he was transporting the goods from the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum to the central province of Nghe An.
As the Tet (Lunar New Year) approaches, the illegal trading and transportation of firecrackers and fireworks could increase, authorities have said. Provincial police seized 3.5 kilos of firecrackers last week. — VNS