2 Chinese nationals killed, 1 injured in suspected bomb attack in Laos
Updated: 2016-01-25 00:30
VIENTIANE - Two Chinese nationals were killed and another injured in a suspected bomb attack in Xaysomboun province of Laos on Sunday.
The Chinese embassy confirmed the incident, saying it took place at 8:00 am local time when the victims, one of whom was an employee of a mining company from China's Yunnan province, were on board of a vehicle.
Laos military personnel rushed to the scene and the injured, surnamed Zhou, has been shifted to a hospital in capital Vientiane for treatment.
The Chinese embassy officials visited the injured person and required for prompt investigation into the attack.
Xaysomboun province is located in central Laos with a population of some 82,000. The mountainous area has been seeing rise in violence recently.