Tuesday, December 10, 2013

200 poisoned with unknown gas in California.

About 200 people are reported to have been poisoned with unknown chemical agent in the western US city of Monrovia in California, a Voice of Russia correspondent reports on the ground. According to the latest media reports, the victims’ tally has surged from 150 up to 200 people. At least 45 of them were brought to hospital with signs of asphyxiation, bouts of asthma and pains in the chest.

The city has set up medical aid posts to treat those exposed to what is believed to be a toxic gas. Meanwhile, the city authority has issued an alert, warning the residents against leaving their homes. People are asked to seek medical help in case they display symptoms of gas poisoning.

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