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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