JavaScript is off. Please enable to view full site.

Pile driver collapse kills two in northern Vietnam

Pile driver collapse kills two in northern Vietnam

Friday, January 08, 2021, 10:30 GMT+7
Pile driver collapse kills two in northern Vietnam
The scene of the pile driver collapse. Photo: Anh Chuong / Tuoi Tre

Authorities in northern Vietnam have ordered local police and relevant agencies to launch an investigation into a collapsed pile driver that killed two local children this week. 

The Bac Ninh People’s Committee announced the information on Wednesday.

The incident took place at around 5:30 pm on Tuesday on the grounds of a cultural house in Van Trong Village.

Two eight-year-old children, N.B.T. and N.V.N, were killed, while eight-year-old V.V.T. and six-year-old N.V.H were severely injured after a pile-driver that had been stored at the site collapsed.

T. is currently receiving treatment at Viet Duc University Hospital in Hanoi while H. is being treated at the Medical Center of Bac Ninh’s Luong Tai District.

Doctors believe both are likely to recover from their injuries.

Leaders of Luong Tai District have visited families of the victims.

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

Tuoi Tre News

More

Read more

;

Photos

VIDEOS

‘Taste of Australia’ gala dinner held in Ho Chi Minh City after 2-year hiatus

Taste of Australia Gala Reception has returned to the Park Hyatt Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City's District 1 after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Vietnamese woman gives unconditional love to hundreds of adopted children

Despite her own immense hardship, she has taken in and cared for hundreds of orphans over the past three decades.

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta celebrates spring with ‘hat boi’ performances

The art form is so popular that it attracts people from all ages in the Mekong Delta

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

Latest news

Israel uncovers rare early mosque in Negev

Israeli archaeologists on Wednesday unveiled a rare ancient mosque in the country's south that the antiquities officials said sheds light on the region's transition from Christianity to Islam