JavaScript is off. Please enable to view full site.

Two officers killed during police chase in Da Nang

Friday, April 03, 2020, 16:07 GMT+7
Two officers killed during police chase in Da Nang
Police officers probe the site of an accident that kills two officers in Da Nang City, Vietnam, April 2, 2020. Photo: Ngo Quang / Tuoi Tre 

Eight suspects have been arrested for being involved in a case where two police officers lost their lives while chasing after a group of street racers and bag snatchers in Da Nang this week.

Colonel Nguyen Duc Dung, chief of staff of the Da Nang Department of Police, confirmed on Friday morning that officers are collecting statements from the suspects.

According to preliminary information, local residents reported a group of young men who allegedly participated in illegal street racing and robbed other road users in Son Tra District on Thursday night.

A team of officers under the district’s police unit later arrived at the location and chased after the suspects.

During the pursuit, two officers, Captain D.T.T., 41, and Sergeant V.V.T., 23, were killed in a road crash.

A citizen was also injured in the accident.

Further investigation is ongoing.

Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to get the latest news about Vietnam!

Tuoi Tre News


Read more




Vietnamese youngster travels back in time with clay miniatures

Each work is a scene caught by Dung and kept in his memories through his journeys across Vietnam

Experience summer sand-boarding in Mui Ne

Sand-boarding, a popular activity amongst local children in the coastal tourism town of Mui Ne in south-central Vietnam, is attracting hundreds of tourists to the Red Sand Dunes

Young maple trees given better protection as Hanoi enters rainy season

The trees are currently growing well, with green leaves and healthy branches.

Hunting skinks for food in southern Vietnam

Skink meat is known to be soft, tasty, and highly nutritious.

Vietnamese-made app allows people to grow real veggies via smartphone

Nguyen Thi Duyen, a young engineer in Hanoi, developed the app and its related services to help busy people create their own veggie gardens.

Latest news