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35 m- long section of National Highway 91 falls into Hau River

A 35m – long section of the National Highway 91 in Binh My commune of Chau Phu District, the Mekong Delta province of An Giang suddenly cracked and fell into the Hau River yesterday. 

A 35 m- long section of National Highway 91 suddenly cracked and fell into the Hau River

A 35 m- long section of National Highway 91 suddenly cracked and fell into the Hau River

According to Deputy Chairman of the People’s Committee of An Giang province Tran Anh Thu, the rescur forces urgently evacuated households living in erosion-prone areas as well as helped them to move their houses and property out of the dangerous area before Tuesday subsidence. 

Earlier, a landslide swallowed a 85 m- long section of the National Highway 91 on August 1, with total loss of around VND 25 billion. Fortunately, nobody died in the subsidence.

Currently, the People’s Committee of An Giang province stopped letting out sandbags and invited experts to survey the dangerous areas.

The Mekong Delta province also opened other roads for all vehicles through the section. 

35 m- long section of National Highway 91 falls into Hau River  ảnh 1 The rescur forces urgently evacuated households out of erosion-prone areas 




BY HUYNH LOI- KHANH HUNG- Translated by Huyen Huong

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