New smokeless fuel proves fatal in Mongolia

  • Tuesday 19, November 2019 10:36 PM
Sharjah 24 – AFP: Newly government-issued coal causes widespread health problems and deaths in Mongolia’s capital, Ulaanbaatar also known to be one of the most polluted cities in the world.
Mongolian officials say the briquettes last longer and emit fewer fumes.

Enkhjargal Chuluun, Nurse said,"Yeah, I also think we could suffocate and so we take precautions. Someone talked about a measuring device (CO detector), and I am thinking about getting that."