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Laos national arrested for carrying explosives across border

Update: April, 07/2016 - 17:00
A Lao national (right) was arrested for allegedly carrying 47kg of explosives across the Lao-Việt Nam border. — Photo
Viet Nam News -

HÀ NỘI — A Lao national was arrested yesterday in central Quảng Bình Province for allegedly carrying 47kg of explosives across the Lao-Vietnam border.

The male suspect was identified as Vieng Vilay, 33, a resident of Laos’ Khammouane Province.

Border guards and customs agents at Cha Lo international border gate in Quảng Bình Province found two suspicious solid packs on the suspect’s tow truck.

He confessed that a Vietnamese man named Hồng had hired him to transport the two packs of explosives from Laos to Việt Nam for 200,000 Lao Kip (US$25).

He was told to give Hồng the explosives upon arriving in Quảng Bình’s Minh Hóa District.

The case is still under investigation. — VNS


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