Nghe An police seize 120kg of illegal firecrackers

VOV.VN -Two men have been arrested smuggling firecrackers by border guards in Nghe An province. They were caught illegally transporting a total of 120 kg of firecrackers from Laos to Vietnam on January 28.

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According to initial reports, the police noticed two suspicious vehicles one with a Laotian and one with a Vietnamese registration plate, when they were on duty at Cao Veu border checkpoint.

Upon stopping the vehicles they conducted a search, and in doing so discovered nearly 120 kg of firecrackers.

The two suspects were identified as Vo Kim Tuan, 34, and Nguyen Huu At, 48, both of whom reside in Anh Son district, Nghe An province.

Both suspects admitted to having bought the firecrackers in Laos before transporting them over the border to Vietnam where they planned to sell them.

The incident is still under investigation.

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