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Munitions warehouse explodes in Northern Vietnam

By VnExpress   August 5, 2017 | 08:48 pm PT
Smoke from the police weapons depot could be seen from miles away. 

A weapons and explosives warehouse exploded in the northern province of Ha Giang at noon on Saturday, sending a massive column of smoke into the air.

The explosion sends massive smoke column to the air. Photo by VnExpress/Son Duong

The explosion sent a massive smoke column into the air. Photo by VnExpress/Son Duong

The warehouse was under the management of the provincial police department.

“The explosion rocked the region. I could see the smoke rising up from here,” said a resident living nearly 10 kilometers away.

Ha Giang People’s Committee confirmed the incident on the same day, saying no one was injured.

Police are investigating the case. 

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