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Grandmother and kids die in fire in Hà Nội

Update: December, 01/2019 - 18:11
An ambulance takes victims from the scene of the fire. — VNA/VNS Photo Danh Lam

HÀ NỘI — A woman and her two grandchildren died in a fire early Sunday morning in Hà Nội’s Hoàng Mai District.

The fire broke out at about 5am at a house in Alley 143/202 on Nguyễn Chính Street, Thịnh Liệt Ward.

The victims were named as Phùng Thị Kim Tân, 60, Trịnh Thị Dung, 8 and Hà Anh Vũ, 9.

After discovering the fire, Tân and her grandchildren shouted for help. However, the neighbours struggled to break into the house as the doors were securely locked.

The fire was extinguished about an hour later.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. — VNS

 

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