Two die after inhaling poisonous gas in Sarawak underground tunnel

  • Nation
  • Monday, 03 Feb 2014

MIRI: Five people who dug into a deep underground tunnel on top of a hill in Sarawak's northernmost district of Lawas on Monday, ended up suffocated by poisonous gas. 

Two of them died inside the tunnel. Three others were rescued by personnel of the Lawas Fire and Rescue Department, and are in stable condition at the Lawas hospital. 

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