Ministry of Health Reacts Over Children Asphyxiation in Bulqiza
Albanian Daily News
Published November 17, 2017
The Ministry of Health of Social Welfare reacts over a grave episode registered on Friday in Bulqiza where some 15 children were asphyxiated due to a gas leak in Shupenza village school. The ministry informed the public opinion through an official press release that the situation is currently under control.
"The Minister of Health and Social Welfare Ogerta Manastirliu is closely monitoring the situation while every necessary measure to provide the best medical care to the intoxicated children has been already taken. Some 12 children are being currently transported to Peshkopia hospital for further medical treatments. The helicopters unit has also been alerted and is ready provide assistance by transporting the children to Tirana. According to the medical staff the children's conditions are stable and present no risk for their life," informed the Ministry.