|Police at the scene of the explosion that killed three in Cà Mau Province. – VNS/VNA PHOTO Thế Anh|Viet Nam News
CÀ MAU — Three people were killed when a bomb left over from the war exploded in Cà Mau Province today, police said.
The explosion occurred at about 6:10am at the home of Nguyễn Văn Thắng in Trần Văn Thời District of the province.
Thắng, 52, was killed on the spot and his daughter-in-law Nguyễn Thị Thúy Dung, 22, and 20-month-old Nguyễn Anh Thư, his granddaughter, were seriously injured at the scene, according to witnesses.
The two relatives died en route to hospital.
The explosion left a 1m crater and severed surrounding trees.
The next door house was also seriously damaged. — VNS