COVID disinfectant poisoning kills at least 13 Uyghurs in village in Xinjiang
Authorities have conducted both aerial and on-the-ground sprayings.
By Shohret Hoshur for RFA Uyghur
Residents standing behind a cordon line shop at a fruit stall amid a COVID-19 outbreak in the Tianshan district of Urumqi, capital of northwestern China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Sept. 5, 2022.
At least 13 Uyghurs have died as a result of poisoning from disinfectants sprayed in their homes last week used to fight a wave of coronavirus infections in a county in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region, local residents and officials said.