Vietnam aims to eradicate rabies by 2020, reported a meeting in the northern province of Phu Tho on May 24, with representatives from 10 northern provinces prone to the disease taking part.
Nguyen Thi Quynh (29) and her daughter were drivingon their way to the girl’s school Thursday morning as their scooter suddenly began to burn in nothern City of Bac Ninh.
The bike started to burn when Quynh was just a few meters from her house.
Quynh suffered serious burns and her daughter, sitting on the back, had her leg broken, in addition to receiving injuries to several body parts.
Her bike, which was bought in April, was completely burned and deformed.
They were quickly rushed to Bac Ninh general hospital by relatives and neighbors. Due to the seriousness of their injuries, the pair was later moved to Hanoi’s Viet Duc hospital.
Quynh died the same afternoon while her daughter, Van will undergo surgery.
Authorities are still looking into the causes of the bike’s sudden combustion.
Last October in Hanoi, a man was driving a Honda Air Blade scooter on Hai Ba Trung Street while taking his son to school when others on the road noticed a small fire under the bike.
Luckily, he took his son and got off the bike before the fire became too dangerous.
His bike completely burned, leaving only its metal frame behind.