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Hospitial poisoning in Harbin intentional

April 11, 2007

From China Daily:

“Police are investigating how rat poison ended up in the breakfasts served at a Harbin hospital cafeteria on Monday, leaving one person dead and 202 others sick. The hospital’s patients and staff who fell ill had earlier eaten breakfast in Heilongjiang Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine located in the capital of Harbin.”

 UPDATE

In this one sentance report from Xinhua, the Heilongjiang Public Security Office spokesperson said that the poisoning was intentional and it is now under criminal investigation.

from Xinhua:

“新华网4月12日报道 黑龙江省公安厅新闻发言人12日在新闻通气会上说,经过调查,确定9日发生在黑龙江省中医研究院的中毒事件是一起故意投放危险物质的刑事案件.”