7 die of gas poisoning in China

Beijing: Seven persons died due to gas poisoning at a paper mill in China’s Guangdong province, authorities said on Saturday.

The incident happened on Friday night at Shuangzhou Paper Co. Ltd, Xinhua news agency reported.

Nine workers were trapped inside a sewage adjusting tank of the factory at the time. Firefighters pulled them out but seven died during treatment. Two are recovering.

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The cause of the fire is being investigated.

[source_without_link]IANS[/source_without_link]

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