China : 6 dead from suffocation in a factory
As many as six people died of suffocation at a factory in the city of Baoding, in China‘s Hebei Province, local news reported.
The accident took place early morning when a worker at a down-jacket factory in Daxinzhuang Village, Xushui District, fainted while checking the water pump in a scum pool. Several others fainted while attempting to rescue the first person.
An investigation is in process to determine the cause of the accident.