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    At least four children were killed and six more were hospitalized by a poisonous pesticide in the southern US city of Amarillo, local media reported.

    People examine a barn owned by the Miller family that was destroyed during a storm south of Mount Olive, Miss., Monday, Jan. 2, 2017
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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) The CNN affiliate KVII reported Monday that someone had put a pesticide, identified as Weevil-Cide, underneath the house and this situation had resulted in a flow of dangerous phosphine gas that had poisoned a family of 10 people.

    According to the broadcaster, one child died on scene, while three more minors died in hospital.

    At least one of the six other hospitalized people was in critical condition, the media outlet added.


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