Residents of the Vietnamese village located in the outskirts of Hanoi, took hostage more than 30 police officers. These actions were the result of land conflict.
About it writes on Sunday, April 16, the news service of the BBC.
Local residents argue that their land was illegally expropriated by the broadcaster, owned by the Vietnamese army.
On the eve of the conflict with the local authorities, was arrested four people, and in the evening of the same day the villagers captured policemen hostage. Activists say: the police will remain in captivity as long as the situation does not interfere the government.
«People have fenced their villages. No one can get in and out of there. The police also cordoned off the area, blocking access to journalists. The situation is tense», – quotes the words of an activist of the French news Agency AFP.
Land conflicts occur in this country regularly: powerful officials and large companies claimed territory, triggering the outrage of local residents.