The Apsara Authority has started a pilot project to treat contaminated water,
Chetr Borei district, Kratie province – More than 50 villagers were sent for medical treatment here on Tuesday night in a mysterious, ongoing poisoning case supposedly caused by both methanol-laced rice wine and contaminated water.
Half of the villagers who fell ill after drinking contaminated water have returned home.
The death toll of the villagers who have died of drinking tainted water in Kratie province’s Chetr Borei district rose to 13 and more than 200 people have been hospitalized, officials said.
The death toll of the villagers in Kratie province who died from drinking contaminated water rose to 10 while 121 others were hospitalized, officials said.