The same day, the Military Region 4 Command added more troops to the search for the two missing border officers, who had been previously swept away by the floodwater, in the area of Lang Chanh district, Thanh Hoa province.

Troops help people to reinforce the local dike system. Photo: VNA

Likewise, the Nghe An provincial authorities sent 500 troops, including policemen, militiamen and civil self-defense forces to help reinforce the local dike system and evacuate households to safe places.

* From October 11 to 13, as many as 230 troops of Artillery Brigade 368 of Military Corps 1 helped evacuate people and their properties out of the danger area of seven communes in Ha Trung district and Bim Son town, Thanh Hoa province.                

Translated by Trung Thanh