Extreme landslide destroys houses, road in Can Tho city

A landslide swept through the area of Yen Thuong, Le Binh ward, Cai Rang district, Can Tho city in the early morning yesterday.

Funtional forces help residents to repair their houses. (Photo: SGGP)

Three houses and more than 50 meters of a road were sunk in Can Tho River. Residents said that there was another 100m-long road was also cracked, badly affecting residents' life and travel in the area.

Chairman of People’s Committee of Le Binh ward, where the landslide occurred Nguyen Van Tam said that local authority has mobilized nearly 100 rescuers from government staffs, soldiers to move residents to safe places as well as repair their houses.

Local authorities supported VND five million for each family, whose houses were destroyed completely by the landslide.

By Binh Dai- Translated by Huyen Huong

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