Boats on the Mekong River in Laos

Water in Mekong River in Loei tested after chemical leak in Laos

Health and environment officials have collected water samples from the Mekong River at Khut Khu rapids in Chiang Kan district of Loei province for testing, after sulfuric acid leaked into the river from a truck which overturned in Luang Prabang yesterday.

Anthrax alert at Thai-Lao border after human infections reported in Laos

Laotian officials had issued an announcement, warning Lao people living along the river near the scene of the accident against swimming in or catching fish from the river.

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