Explosion in Vietnam on November 11 2016 03:54 AM (UTC).
A boiler in an electric pole production company in northern Vietnam exploded on Thursday afternoon, killing two local workers instantly and injuring six others. The explosion at the Thai Nguyen Construction and Material Production Company in Thai Nguyen city, Thai Nguyen province badly damaged the firm's electric pole workshop and three nearby houses, the municipal authorities said. In the first 10 months of this year, Vietnam suffered 2,501 fires and explosions, which left 75 people dead and 262 others injured, and caused losses of 853.3 billion Vietnamese dong (nearly 38.3 million U.S. dollars), according to the country's Fire Prevention and Fight Department.