12 Chinese Sailors Die Of Suspected Food Poisoning 

Written by on September 30, 2022

Twelve Chinese sailors have died and nine others are critically ill after a suspected case of food poisoning on board their vessel near Vietnam’s southern Con Dao island, a rescue official and state media said Friday.

The Chinese-registered Wu Zhou 8 cargo vessel was on its way from Thailand to China when the 21 crew members fell ill, state media reported.

An official involved in the rescue effort told AFP from Vietnam’s southern Ba Ria Vung Tau province.

that All died because of food poisoning, we were told,”

The cause of death was yet to be confirmed, he added.



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