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[VIDEO NEWS] High schoolers poisoned at a pension

Dec 19,2018
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1) On Dec. 18, three high school students were found dead and another seven were found unconscious in a pension located in Gangneung.

2) “When we arrived, four appeared semi-conscious while the six others appeared to be unconscious.” - Kim Jin-bok, Gangneung chief of police

3) “Three of the students are dead, two have been transferred to Wonju and five are being cared for at Asan hospital.”

4) “The police are looking into causes of death. The investigation will be carried out with help from the Korea Gas Safety Corporation and the National Forensic Service in answer to suspicions of a carbon monoxide leak.”

5) “Each room was heated by an individual gas boiler. However, room 201’s boiler was located on the veranda.”

6) “We are considering all possibilities in this case. We have included the gas boiler as a possibility.”

Video sourced from JoongAng Ilbo
Video produced by Kong Seong-ryong
Translated by Chung Yu-soo
Edited by Liam Reilly