VOV.VN - As many as 2,989 fires were reported during the first nine months of this year, tragically claiming the lives of 73 people whilst leaving 163 others injured and causing property losses of VND 1,590 billion.
Many people in the Central Highland province of Dak Lak ran away from their homes in the middle of the night on January 10 following loud explosions from a military’s bullet warehouse.
VOV.VN - There were 21 explosions reported in Vietnam in 2017, claiming 11 lives and causing property damage in excess of VND4 billion, according to the Vietnam Fire and Rescue Police Department.
VOV.VN - 2017 saw some devastating fires break out, destroying property and claiming a number of precious lives. Let’s look back at some of the major incidents of the year.
The Ministry of Health and the Health Department of the central city of Da Nang on October 25 held a drill on responses to emergency cases during the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week that is slated for Da Nang in November.
Bomb disposal experts destroyed 130 cluster bombs and a grenade in Vietnam's central province of Quang Ngai on April 15, but said hundreds still remain hidden in the former battlefield.
Two explosions hit Myanmar's Yangon regional government office on November 25 evening, local police said.
The fire broke out just as foreigners and locals were partying the night away on Saigon's 'foreigners' street'.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has issued an instruction telling airlines to warn passengers against putting Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones in their luggage due to the risk of battery fires.
Military officers in the southern province of Dong Thap have safely removed a bomb weighing around 200 kilograms from a local family’s backyard.
In the first three months of this year, 121 fires occurred in Ho Chi Minh City, injuring nine people.
There has been no report on Vietnamese killed in an assault in Burkina Faso on January 15 (local time), said Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Hai Binh one day after the attack.
Vietnam strongly condemns the recent bombings in the Turkish capital of Ankara, which left many dead and injured, Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Hai Binh said on October 11.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh extended his condolences to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on August 14 over the disastrous explosions in China’s Tianjin city on August 12.
(VOV) - Two minor earthquakes accompanied by explosions occurred in the vicinity of Song Tranh 2 hydro-electric power plant in Bac Tra My district, Quang Nam province, on July 5.
(VOV) -A fire engulfed a chemical plant in HCM City, heating pressurized containers of industry, aquaculture, agriculture and food chemicals causing several explosions at around 20:30 on April 16.
In 2014, Hanoi will focus on taking various measures to raise the efficiency of fire prevention and fighting and rescue work in a bid to reduce the total number of fires by 5 – 10 percent against last year’s figure.
(VOV) - A week-long campaign was launched in Bac Giang province on March 17 to promote labour safety and prevent labour-related accidents, occupational illnesses, and explosions in the workplace.
Two bombings rocked the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad late on October 27, killing at least 12 people and injuring 45 others, an interior ministry official said.
Constant gunfire and loud explosions reverberated in the capital of Yemen on October 17, residents and eyewitnesses said.