Rescuers from the Hrodna region reported death of a man poisoned by carbon monoxide in a Vaukavysk garage.
“On February 9, at 12:02 we received a 38 year-old man poisoned by carbon monoxide in a Vaukavysk garage,” said the regional emergency department representative.
The circumstances of the man’s death are investigated by the Investigative Committee.
Since the beginning of the year, there have been numerous cases of carbon monoxide poisoning in Belarus. The biggest tragedy took place on January 27 in Barysau in two apartments of a multistory home where six people got killed, including two children.
A week later, in Staubtsy district, mother and child had a carbon monoxide poisoning and were hospitalized.
On February 6, in the kitchen of a cafe in Slutsk, two women died from carbon monoxide poisoning.
Bodies of an elderly couple were found in the sauna on the evening of February 7, at the village Zabalatse of the Rahachou district. A preliminary version of the death of pensioners — carbon monoxide poisoning.
ADVICE FROM BELSAT
Close the furnace and ventilate the garage. When the concentration of carbon monoxide in the air is above 1.2%, people lose consciousness after two or three breaths and die after 3 minutes.