Six more people have been arrested for their involvement in attacks into police headquarters in Central Highlands’ Dak Lak Province, totaling to 22 arrested.
To An Xo, spokesman for the Ministry of Public Security, on Monday said authorities are now trying find the rest of the people involved in the attacks.
On Sunday morning an unidentified group of people used guns to attack the police headquarters in Ea Tieu and Ea Ktur Communes in Cu Kuin District, resulting in several deaths, the ministry said.
By the evening, 16 suspects were arrested and two hostages were rescued. Multiple weapons, including guns, were also seized from the suspects.
The families of four policemen who were killed in the incident will be given VND100 million ($4,260) each as support, according to a decision by Minister of Public Security To Lam. Two policemen injured in the incident will also receive VND50 million each.
People of Cu Kuin District have been recommended not to go out of their homes, and to report strangers to authorities. Military forces in all communes of Cu Kuin have been deployed to be on duty.