800 detonators found in Phu Quy Island after huge explosion

By Tu Huynh   June 4, 2016 | 04:55 pm GMT+7

Police in the southern province of Binh Thuan have discovered 800 detonators in a village in Phu Quy Island, which has been badly damaged in a huge explosion on June 1.

The explosion injured five and broke down more than 50 houses. It came from a local's house with three consecutive big bangs. The house collaped in the blink of an eye while 50 other houses were badly damaged.

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Photo by VnExpress/Chau Hai

Police detected about 843 detonators in the house and about 18 kilograms of TNT explosives. They suspect a local used the explosives and detonators for fishing.

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Police investigate the site. Photo by VnExpress/Truong Thanh

Among the three injured, two have been discharged from hospital while Be, owner of the house, remains due to serious burns.

The case is pending further investigation.

 
 
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