2 injured in stampede, as floating restaurant sinks

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At least two people were injured in a stampede as a floating restaurant in Can Tho City sank Saturday.

 

Initial information showed that the floor of the restaurant in My Khanh Resort Area started sinking during a company party of the An Binh Bank's (ABbank) Can Tho branch.

 

The incident sent 220 diners panicking, causing a stampede as they ran towards the riverbank.

 

Police said at least two people were injured while tens of people lost consciousness during the stampede.

 

According to news website VnExpress, the restaurant opened a couple of weeks ago.

 

Officials are investigating the cause of the disaster.

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