Saturday, March 15, 2008

Lhasa's Water Supply Poisoned

Xinhua News Agency [China]
15 March 2008

Lhasa water company dispels poison rumor

LHASA, March 15 (Xinhua) -- An official with the Lhasa water company said on Saturday that rumors on drinking water being poisoned amid the Lhasa turmoil are not true.

Soi'nam Gyaibo, director of the system management institute of the Lhasa Water Company, said the rumors began spreading on Friday that drinking water in the city were poisoned, but tests performed by the watch company and experts with the regional disease control and prevention center show the tap water is safe. [...]