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Hydropower plant unexpectedly releases water

by VTV404 January 2018 Last updated at 07:00 AM

VTV.vn - A number of households near Gam River in Pac Miau Town, Bao Lam District, Cao Bang Province have been affected by an unscheduled releasing of water by Bac Me Hydropower Plant on December 31st.

Several dozen houses have been badly damaged. According to affected residents, the release of water happened at 2am, taking many of their properties down. The incident also caused damage to National Road 34. The authorities of Bao Lam District have urged residents to move to safe places, and have mobilized forces to evacuate livestock in order to reduce losses.

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