This supplied photo shows smoke rising from a waste treatment plant following an explosion in Thai Nguyen Province, Vietnam, December 13, 2021.
One person was killed and another injured following an explosion at a waste treatment plant in northern Vietnam on Monday afternoon.
The explosion occurred at Viet Xuan Moi waste treatment plant in Thai Nguyen Province at around 2:00 pm on Monday, when some of its workers heard a sudden bang during their shift, according to an official from the local public security department.
Fire and black smoke then rose up and they saw many pieces of corrugated iron and iron bars scattered on the ground.
|This supplied photo shows damage at a waste treatment plant following an explosion in Thai Nguyen Province, Vietnam, December 13, 2021.|
“We are currently investigating the cause of the explosion,” the official said later the same day.
“Preliminary information showed that the explosion left one person dead and one injured.”
The explosion also caused heavy damage to the waste treatment plant.