Fishing crew poisoned by toxic chemical
  • | NLD, dtinews | May 16, 2019 01:37 PM
One man was killed and four others injured in the central province of Quang Ngai after inhaling toxic gas from their fishing boat.

The crew suffocated while opening the freezer storage on their boat when arriving at Giang Port in Quang Binh Province’s Bo Trach District.


One of the fishermen suffers from suffocation

They were taken to Bo Trach General Hospital. However, Le Van Hung died on the way to hospital. Meanwhile, five others, Vo Van Hoa, Dinh Don, Nguyen Thanh Linh and Nguyen Van Due were being treated at Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Hospital in Dong Hoi City.

Among those, Due and Hue are also in critical condition. They are currently using ventilators.

According to doctors, the men would be harmed by hydro-sulfur which produced toxic gas from their fish store due to the hot weather.

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