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Fallen tree kills 3, wounds 1

Update: April, 21/2015 - 19:00

DAK NONG (VNS) — A fallen tree killed three people and injured one at a farm in the Dak Ha commune in the central highlands Province, the local administration said.

An official at the Dak Nia communal people's committee said, K'Nam, 43, and his wife, Ry Rai, 42, and one-year-old son, K' Cao had died immediately at their family farm situated in the Dak Ha commune of Gia Nghia town in Dak G'long on Sunday.

He said the family of five, who was working on a farm, located 20 kilometres away from their home, were seeking shelter inside a hut during heavy rain, when the big tree had fallen on the hut.

The father, mother and son had died instantly, while their daughter H'Hon, 14, was injured. Another son K'Bon, 3, had managed to stay safe.

The local administration has extended support to the children. — VNS

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