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09 Jan 2020 | 10:44 AM UTC

Vietnam: Four reportedly killed amid protests near Hanoi January 9

Vietnam News Alert

Three policemen and one protester killed amid clashes in Dong Tam near Hanoi January 9; further protests expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 1/9/2020, 12:00 AM until 1/11/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Saigon). COUNTRY/REGION Vietnam

Event

According to the Ministry of Public Security, at least three policemen and one protester were killed amid clashes over land disputes in Dong Tam near Hanoi on Thursday, January 9. Protesters reportedly attacked security forces near a military airport using hand grenades, petrol bombs, and knives.

A heightened security presence is to be expected in the near term. Further clashes between security forces and protesters cannot be ruled out.

Advice

Individuals in Dong Tam are advised to monitor developments, avoid all protests due to the risk of violence, budget extra time to reach their destinations if traveling through areas affected by demonstrations, prepare for associated disruptions to transportation and business, and adhere to instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

 

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