Mr. Binh said that the accident occurred when there were a lot of people at and near the scene in Ta Luong commune, To Hap town, Khanh Son district.
Besides the dead people, a seriously hurt victim has been taken hospital. The explosion also destroyed part of a house’s roof.
Local authorities are investigating the cause of the accident.
According local residents, the explosion might be caused by some people sawing an old explosive material left from the wartime.
The injured victim is taken to Khanh Hoa General Hospital (Photo: SGGP)