6 die, 10 hospitalised after eating at a funeral


Six people have died and 10 others hospitalised after eating at a home in the Vietnam’s northern province of Lai Chau, a media report said on Tuesday.

The incident occurred at a funeral in Ta Chai Village in Phong Tho District.

Ha Trung Dung, deputy chief of Emergency unit of Lai Chau provincial general hospital said that three patients were admitted into his unit.

He said that among the three, two are now in stable condition while one in critical condition.

However, the report said that the cause of the incident was under investigation, adding that all the victims belonged to Ha Nhi ethnic minority’s group. (Xinhua/NAN)


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Godwin Okafor is a Financial Journalist, Internet Social Entrepreneur and Founder of Naija247news Media Limited. He has over 16 years experience in financial journalism. His experience cuts across traditional and digital media. He started his journalism career at Business Day, Nigeria and founded Naija247news Media in 2010. Godwin holds a Bachelors degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. He is an alumni of Lagos Business School and a Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton Seminar for Business Journalists). Over the years, he has won a number of journalism awards. Godwin is the chairman of Emmerich Resources Limited, the publisher of Naija247news.

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