The Ministry of Education and Training ordered its subdivisions to focus education on explosives and firecracker laws after two incidents involving students recently.
Students are banned from selling, transporting, and possessing firecrackers and explosives. Schools are ordered to work closely with administrators and parents to comply with the strict regulations.
Four students in University of Technology in Ho Chi Minh City were killed in their home in District 10 on January 11 while making home-made firecrackers for Lunar New Year.
Over 30 students in the Central Highlands of Dak Nong were hospitalized after playing with Chinese grenade toys on January 18.