Kampuchea collective poisoning has caused 10 deaths suspected pesticide pollution source

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 Kampuchea collective poisoning has caused 10 deaths suspected pesticide pollution source


According to the provincial governor of Kratie, she told the media that 6 women were among the 10 dead, while 68 of the 121 were admitted to the hospital. Watson said the poisoning was suspected not to be food poisoning, but to drink locally contaminated water sources. The local Cambodian times said that the governor of Kampuchea, the Ministry of health, had dispatched doctors to participate in the treatment of patients and investigated the incident further. The incident occurred on the afternoon of May 4th. The incident was located in snow village, Chico Lei County, Kratie province. On that day, 5 people were killed and 18 were hospitalized for emergency treatment. He explained that a preliminary survey found that most of the local residents drank a small stream nearby, suspected of spraying pesticides in the vicinity before the incident, and the pesticides were flowing into the brook because of the rain. At present, the government has blocked the local Creek, prohibiting villagers from drinking and replacing drinking water from the government. (end) source: China News Network Editor: Cheng Gang _NN7377 According to the provincial governor of Kratie, she told the media that 6 women were among the 10 dead, while 68 of the 121 were admitted to the hospital. Watson said the poisoning was suspected not to be food poisoning, but to drink locally contaminated water sources. The local Cambodian times said that the governor of Kampuchea, the Ministry of health, had dispatched doctors to participate in the treatment of patients and investigated the incident further. The incident occurred on the afternoon of May 4th. The incident was located in snow village, Chico Lei County, Kratie province. On that day, 5 people were killed and 18 were hospitalized for emergency treatment. He explained that a preliminary survey found that most of the local residents drank a small stream nearby, suspected of spraying pesticides in the vicinity before the incident, and the pesticides were flowing into the brook because of the rain. At present, the government has blocked the local Creek, prohibiting villagers from drinking and replacing drinking water from the government. (finish)