7 Die of Suspected Overdoses at Vietnam's Trip to the Moon Music Festival


Seven folks have died suspected drug overdoses throughout a music competition in Vietnam.

The Capital Police newspaper mentioned 5 different folks had been nonetheless in comas Monday (Sept. 17) after overdosing on the Trip to the Moon competition Sunday evening.

The music competition was held in a water park close to Hanoi’s metropolis heart and attended by 1000's folks.

The state-run media outlet mentioned all of the victims examined optimistic however it didn’t determine which drug or medication had been concerned. It mentioned police had seized suspected drug substances on the scene.

Police and native ficials weren't obtainable for remark Monday.

Government information say Vietnam has 220,000 drug addicts with police data and a few 1,600 overdose deaths yearly.

Methamphetamine and heroin are the most typical medication used and overdosed, with meth use rising in recent times.