2 children thought to have been poisoned by mother fed corrosive substance

Thammasat University Campus

Thammasat University Campus. Photo: Vasavasti.

The director of Thammasat Hospital confirmed today that two young children, admitted with bleeding in the digestive tract, vomiting of blood and stomach inflammation, were not suffering with a disease, but from the effects of the ingestion of a corrosive substance.

Dr. Paruhat Tor-udom told a news conference today that they treated a 4-year old girl named Yim and a 2-year old boy named Im Boon, but the girl had died in August last year.

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By Thai PBS World

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