Two people were killed and another was critically injured when a boiler exploded at an animal feed plant in the northern province of Hai Duong Thursday, Vietnam News Agency reported.
According to witnesses, the incident happened at around 10.40 a.m. at the plant run by Nguyen Thi Linh in Hong Khe Commune, Binh Giang District.
The boiler used to steam bones exploded, killing two workers, Nguyen Van Ta, 59, and Tran Van Phu, 24, on the spot.
Quach Van Tuc, a 23-year-old worker, was rushed to a local hospital with critical injuries, the news source said.
The accident is being investigated by local authorities, it added.