Milk poisoning confirmed as intentional
Updated: 2011-04-10 21:51
PINGLIANG - Milk poisoning that left three children dead and 36 people sickened in northwest China has been confirmed as an intentional food poisoning case, local authorities said Sunday.
Suspects have been apprehended and interrogations and a continuing investigation is under way, said Zhu Lemin, an official in Pingliang Public Security Bureau.
Nineteen people have since been discharged from hospital as of Sunday, and the remaining 17 who are hospitalized are in stable condition, according to a statement form the Pingliang municipal government.
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