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Gas poisoning kills 15
2006-02-17 02:02:57 


(CHINA OUT REUTERS/China Daily)

Patients receive treatment at a hospital in Yanji, northeast China's Jilin Province, February 16, 2006.

Toxic fumes from coal-burning stoves killed 15 people this week in freezing northeast China and put more than 200 in hospital, state media said on Friday.

The accidents happened in six cities in Yanbian, Jilin province, bordering North Korea, the Beijing News said.

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