20.03.2021, 15:50

Over 300 residents in Binh Dinh poisoned including nine hospitalizations

Over 300 residents in the Central Province of Binh Dinh were poisoned including nine hospitalizations; therefore, authority in the province has jumped into investigation of the cause of the incident.


Over 300 residents in Binh Dinh poisoned including nine hospitalizations

The water plant in the two communes. water contamination is highly likely to be the source of poisoning cases (Photo: SGGP)

More than 300 residents in mountainous communes in Tay Son District; nine of them were brought to the local hospital for treatment. A leader of the local medical center in Tay Son District this morning confirmed that over 300 people in Binh Tuong and Vinh An communes have been experiencing abdominal pain, vomiting, and headache. Seriously, nine of them had to be taken to infirmaries for further treatment.
Presently, the medical center in Tay Son District reported the incident to the provincial Center for Disease Control and carried out probe into the case. According to primary information, poisoned victims all used water from a water plant in the two communes; as a result, health authority said water contamination is highly likely to be the source of poisoning cases. State competent agencies have been conducting further investigation.

By Ngoc Oai - Translated by Anh Quan