|A scene of the explosion on the Phú Quý Inland. – VNA/VNS Photo Nguyễn Thanh|Viet Nam News
BÌNH THUẬN – The Phú Quý Island District Police in the central province of Bình Thuận are investigating the reasons behind the explosion in Quý Hải Village in Long Hải Commune yesterday evening.
The explosion occurred at the house of 34-year-old Nguyễn Văn Bé.
Bé’s house was seriously damaged in the blast. More than 10 surrounding houses were also damaged -- their roofs were blown away and their glass windows were shattered.
No fatalities were reported. Five people were injured and are undergoing treatment in hospital.
The loss due to the explosion is being estimated. — VNS