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April, 17 2012 09:32:00

Mushroom soup kills two people

LAI CHAU — Two people in northern moutainous Lai Chau Province's Than Uyen District died after eating mushroom soup with six others on April 8, according to Do Van Giang, director of Lai Chau Hospital.

The remaining six are being treated in hospital, to which they were transferred four days after the incident.

Doctor Giang said the hospital had not been able to identify which mushrooms they ate or what sort of poison they contained. — VNS

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