6 killed in house fire in southern Vietnam


HO CHI MINH CITY, March 30 (Xinhua) — A fire broke out at a house in southern Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) early on Tuesday, killing six people and injuring one, Vietnam News Agency reported.

Authorities found the bodies in a house in Thu Duc City, a municipality under the administration of HCMC, saying that the fire started at around 1:00 a.m. local time, according to the news agency.

The victims included two children aged one and seven, local online newspaper VnExpress reported, adding that the house owner, a 54-year-old man, was injured while trying to save his family members.

Further investigation is underway to identify the cause of the incident. Enditem


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