Toxic Gas Kills Four Vietnamese and Thai Worker

Hanoi, Four Vietnamese and one Thai national were killed by toxic gas at a Thai fish processing company in southern Vietnam on Thursday, local authorities said.
The accident occurred at Foodtech JSC in the Hoa Hiep industrial zone in Dong Hoa district when a worker came into a fish sauce cellar to check the basin and did not return after 10 minutes, said Vo Ngoc Hoa, chairman of the district.
Vietnamese workers went to check, followed by another three workers, including one from Thailand, but all were killed after inhaling toxic gas in the fish-sauce basin, according to Le Van Thanh, the official who manages the Industrial Zone, dpa reported.
Thai-owned company Foodtech JSC specializes in processing fish products and has operated in the zone for many years.

Source: Qatar News Agency