Chinese man arrested for smuggling

CAO BANG (VNS) — Police in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang have arrested a Chinese man attempting to smuggle more than 1.5 tonnes of illegal firecrackers into Viet Nam.

The 29-year-old man was arrested in Ha Lang District’s Thi Hoa Commune with the firecrackers, due for consumption on Wednesday night, still in his possession.

All of the firecrackers were seized. — VNS