Hai Phong people attacked with homemade bombs

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People in Vietnam northern port city of Hai Phong have been attacked randomly with explosives made from petroleum and waste, causing  panic to spread across the region.


The latest attack on the night of September 6 caused severe burns to Pham Van Le, 28, and his 5-year-old child, who are still being treated at the Central Burn Institute, news website Dan Tri reported Thursday.


Le was buying tickets to a local fair when a molotov cocktail was thrown at the ticket table and exploded, the report said.


Early on the same day, two bags of red paint were thrown into the house of Ngo Van Thang, president of a local ship provider.


A day before that, the house of Tran Xuan Hoi was attacked with a gasoline bomb, which according to Hoi was the third such incident recently.


The house of a Vietcombank employee was also attacked with gasonline bomb, rocks and dirty waste seven times July this year, and so were many wedding dress stores in the area.


Most of the cases have been reported to police but none of the attackers have been caught or punished.


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