8 die inside lime kiln in central Vietnam

By Ngoc Minh, Thanh Nien News

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A lime kiln in Thanh Hoa Province, where 8 people were found dead of suffocation on Friday A lime kiln in Thanh Hoa Province, where 8 people were found dead of suffocation on Friday

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Eight people died apparently of suffocation inside a privately owned lime kiln in the central province of Thanh Hoa on Friday.
The incident happened at around 4 p.m. when eight people were working in the kiln run by Le Van Thong in a rural village.
The workers reportedly collapsed and fainted. They were rushed to hospital but eight of them died soon after arrival.
Thong, his daughter and his daughter-in-law were among the dead victims. 
Medical examiners believed the workers had been suffocated by gas.

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