Angry residents have stormed the smelting plant that is responsible for the sickness of hundreds of children. Reuters reports:
Monday’s protests began after news spread around villagers that the poisoning had sparked a suicide attempt by one 19-year-old student, Xinhua reported.
The student drank pesticide after her parents refused to pay for her to take a blood test, Xinhua said.
The government is only offering free tests to children under 14, and there has been no
August 17, 2009 2:13 PM