VN condemns bombings in Myanmar
07:46 | 17/04/2010
VGP - Việt Nam condemns bombings at the traditional New Year festival on April 15 in Yangon, Myanmar, which killed at least 24 people and injured 62 others.

The blasts take place when hundreds of people are gathering at a park to attend the traditional New Year water-throwing festival - Source: Reuters

"We extend our condolences to the Myanmar Government, people and the victims’ families,” Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Nguyễn Phương Nga said on April 16.

The three consecutive blasts at a park near Kandawgyi Lake killed at least 24 people and injured 62 others.

According to Myanmar officials, they occurred when hundreds of people were gathering at the park to attend the New Year water-throwing festival.

Police detected and neutralized the 4th bomb.

By Ngọc Vân
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