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7 dead, 5 in coma after taking drugs at music festival in Vietnam's Hanoi

AFP
Published : Sep 17, 2018, 4:12 pm IST
Updated : Sep 17, 2018, 4:19 pm IST

The victims, who were all Vietnamese, 'all tested positive for drugs,' deputy director of Hanoi police Nguyen Van Vien said.

'Police are trying to figure out what type of drug it was,' deputy director of Hanoi police Nguyen Van Vien said. (Representational Image)
 'Police are trying to figure out what type of drug it was,' deputy director of Hanoi police Nguyen Van Vien said. (Representational Image)

Hanoi: Seven people have died and five others are in a coma after taking drugs at a dance music festival in Hanoi late Sunday, officials said, as investigators worked to identify the substance.

The victims, who were all Vietnamese, “all tested positive for drugs,” deputy director of Hanoi police Nguyen Van Vien told reporters Monday.

“Police are trying to figure out what type of drug it was,” he added.

Tags: dance music festival, hanoi police, music festival in hanoi, drug at music festival
Location: Vietnam, Hanoi, Hanoi