The Jehovah’s Witness convention in Angola was attacked with toxic gas on Friday, causing over 400 people to faint in the Event.
A local news source, Portal de Angola, reported on Saturday that three young men were confine after the attack.
Also according to the report, some 7,000 worshippers were at a venue on the outskirts of Luanda for the weekend-long convention.
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Forty-three victims were rushed to the hospital, but no deaths have been reported. While Doctors said toxic substance is a substance which can be poisonous to human health or cause health effects. People are generally concerned about chemicals like polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and dioxin which can be found at some hazardous.
A witness, Abraham Kituxi, told Portal de Angola that his sister-in-law was one of the first to collapse. She told him that she had smelled something foul before passing out.
Shortly thereafter, more people began collapsing, creating panic throughout the venue. Some witnesses called the police and firefighters, who assisted with evacuating the victims to Cazenga Municipal Hospital and Cajueiros Hospital. Because some people was helpless.
Police arrested three suspects, and four are believed to be on the run.
They could not identify the toxic substance, but noted that it was in containers of 750 thousand liters spread throughout the event.
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