Thieves have broken into and stolen antiques from the tomb of King Khai Dinh who ruled in the earlier part of the 20th century. The tomb, which is open to public, is located in Hue.
Antiques in Kingâ€™s tomb stolen
Vietnam Net Bridge, 02 December 2010
Some antiques displayed in the right compartment of the Thien Dinh palace in King Khai Dinhâ€™s tomb in the ancient capital city of Hue were stolen at night on December 1.
According to Tuoi Tre newspaper, at least seven silver-made items were stolen.
The stolen items were displayed in the compartments that contain exhibits related to King Khai Dinhâ€™s state, foreign affairs and daily life in the period of 1916-1925. The compartment was opened for tourists in the early 2006 by the Museum of Hue Royal Antiques.