Vietnamese man sets wife on fire, burns child alive

By Pham Duc , Thanh Nien News

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A house in Nghe An Province where a man allegedly burned his wife and son after she complained about his drinking. Photo: Thanh Hoa A house in Nghe An Province where a man allegedly burned his wife and son after she complained about his drinking. Photo: Thanh Hoa

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Police in Nghe An Province in central Vietnam have arrested a man after he allegedly set his wife on fire and killed their baby in her arms.
Tran Van Giang, 25, poured gasoline onto his wife during a fight on Monday night, and lit her up, police said.
She was breastfeeding their nine-month-old baby, who was severely burnt and died soon later.
Neighbors heard her screaming and helped put out the fire.
The 22-year-old wife is still receiving treatment at the National Burns Institute in Hanoi with bad injuries all over her body.
Giang told the police that he went home after drinking with his friend.
His wife complained about that and they started fighting.

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