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Family of five dies from carbon monoxide poisoning in Dushanbe suburbs.

Five people, including four minors, died from carbon monoxide poisoning on Tuesday in a suburb of Dushanbe, the press service of the Interior Ministry of Tajikistan reported.

The residents of Simigandzh village in Vahdat district - Nasiba Madzhidova, 29, and her four minor children - died in sleep, getting carbon dioxide poisoning formed from the combustion of coal, the statement said.

Another fatal case of poisoning was registered on December 8 in Spitamen district in the north of the country.

The citizens use coal, gas, wood and other fuels to heat their homes in winter. "Non-compliance with safety rules and incorrect use of fuel become a cause of accidents, as a result of which people die from carbon monoxide poisoning," the Interior Ministry added.

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Date:Dec 9, 2014
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