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Yemen woman accidentally poisons grandchildren

Grandmother was trying to poison some neighbourhood dogs

  • By Saeed Al Batati, Correspondent
  • Published: 13:24 January 2, 2013
  • Gulf News

Sana’a: A furious old lady accidentally killed one of her grandchildren and left another in a coma in Yemen’s western port city of Hudieda. Police said on Tuesday that the grandmother was extremely annoyed with some neighbourhood dogs and decided to poison them. The old lady fried a fish and stuffed it with a poisonous substance. Instead of taking the fish out to the street, the old lady left it in the kitchen. Lured by the smell of the fish dish, two of her grandchildren entered the kitchen and ate the fish. One of them died instantly while the other lost consciousness and was taken to hospital.

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