|The scene of the accident that killed two soldiers and injured two others. — Photo news.zing.vn|Viet Nam News
BÌNH THUẬN — Two people died and two more were seriously injured in a traffic accident on Tuesday morning in Sơn Mỹ Commune, Hàm Tân District, in the southern province of Bình Thuận.
The four victims were soldiers from the Land Forces Regiment No 812 under the Bình Thuận Military Command, the online newspaper Vietnamplus reported.
Senior lieutenant colonel Huỳnh Quốc Thụ, an official from the Bình Thuận Military Command, said the soldiers were on there way to a training exercise when they were hit by a lorry travelling in the wrong lane.
The dead soldiers have been named as Nguyễn Văn Cường, 21, and Đặng Trọng Nghĩa, 21.
The two injured soldiers were named as Mai Văn Thái, 21, and Nguyễn Văn Thống, 22, and are undergoing treatment in HCM City.
Police are investigating the case. — VNS