The Association of Vietnamese People in Russia has given 6,500 USD in aid to each family of the victims of the September 11 fire in Russian town of Yegoryevsk.

The fire killed 14 Vietnamese people working in a garment factory in Yegoryevsk, about 100 kilometres southeast of Moscow . As many as 50 Vietnamese workers were said to be working in the factory when the fire broke out.

Representatives from the Association handed over to the aid to those in northern coastal province of Quang Ninh and the central province of Quang Binh on September 25.

They will also deliver the financial assistance to each family of the victims in the northern province of Hai Duong and the central provinces of Nghe An and Thanh Hoa later.-VNA