A quarry collapse in Thuy Nguyen district, the northern city of Hai Phong has killed five workers and injured some others.

The accident occurred at around 6:00 pm on August 1 after workers struck dynamite inside the quarry for mining.

By August 2 noon, the bodies of three victims had been found. The investigation and search for the remaining workers are ongoing.

The quarry is under the management of Phuc Son cement company which has not yet been licensed for mining.-VNA