19 schoolchildren poisoned with identified gas in Taraz; 7 in intensive care department

Date: 10:17, 15-05-2014.

Taraz. May 15. KazTAG - 19 schoolchildren poisoned in one of Taraz schools with unidentified gas.

"19 people have been delivered to hospital, 7 to intensive care. The children suffered suffocation and had red faces. Some of them had convulsions. The children are aged 14-15," said Gulbanu Sadykova, head of intensive care department of children hospital N1.

4 children are in serious condition.

Two adults also suffered, one of them was taken to hospital.

Investigation is underway. It was revealed an unknown person sprayed gas on the third floor of the school, when children went out to the corridor they started falling. The gas has not been identified yet.

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