1965 Saigon bombing
|1965 Saigon bombing|
|Location||Saigon River, Saigon, Vietnam|
|Date||June 26, 1965
8:15 p.m. (UTC+7)
My Canh Café
The first bomb detonated at 8:15 p.m. (local time) in a floating restaurant "My Canh Café" on the banks of the Saigon River. 31–32 people were killed, and 42 were wounded. Of the casualties, 13 were American, and many others were Vietnamese citizens.
At the same time as the first blast another bomb exploded next to a tobacco stall on the bank of the river near the floating restaurant. The blast killed at least one American woman.
- "The My Canh Restaurant Bombing". Home of the Veterans of the Phu Lam Signal Facility. Retrieved January 21, 2011.
- Kocher, Matthew Adam. "Chapter III: War in the Hamlets: Human Ecology and the Vietnam War". Human Ecology and Civil War. p. 18.