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China: 8 killed due to carbon dioxide leak on cargo ship

The cause of the leak is under investigation, state-run China Daily reported.

China: 8 killed due to carbon dioxide leak on cargo ship
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Beijing: At least eight people were killed in a carbon dioxide leak on a cargo ship in an eastern Chinese port on Saturday, officials said.

The incident happened at around 4:00 pm at Longyan port in Rongcheng city, Shandong Province, the local authority said. 

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The cause of the leak is under investigation, state-run China Daily reported.