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Eight died from toxic gas while cleaning sewage in China

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 19 May 2017 12:29 PM GMT

Eight died from toxic gas while cleaning sewage in China
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Beijing: At least eight people were killed and two fell ill from toxic gas that was discharge while cleaning a sewage in Dalian, a port city in China's Liaoning province on Friday.

District's party committee stated, "Villagers and workers fell unconscious while entering a sewage pool at a kelp processing plant to clean the blocked outlet in Yanchang New Village in Lushunkou district. Other villagers trying to save them also inhaled the gas and fell into the pool."

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The injured were immediately taken to nearby hospital where the doctors stated that their condition is critical.

More details awaited...

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Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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