Mystery substance results in mass overdose at Trip to the Moon

Mystery substance results in mass overdose at Trip to the Moon

City officers in Vietnam’s capital have instituted a city-wide ban on music festivals after an unknown substance claimed the lives …

City officers in Vietnam’s capital have instituted a city-wide ban on music festivals after an unknown substance claimed the lives of seven attendees and left 5 in a coma following Hanoi’s Trip to the Moon competition on September 16. All of these affected by the thriller drug, which have been Vietnamese festival-goers between the ages of 18 and 30, examined optimistic for the substance. Officials at the moment are investigating the supply of the substance, because the scenario marks the “largest mass loss of life from medicine at a music competition” in current occasions.

“They didn’t dance a lot, simply swayed a bit they usually didn’t just like the lights shining instantly at them,” an nameless Trip to the Moon festival-goer informed reporters. The exact same attendee moreover acknowledged that many fellow ticket holders appeared torpid and disoriented and talked about that the pre-entry safety test was solely cursory.

Vietnam stays an space by which the sale of illicit artificial substances continues to develop in tandem with the elevated reputation of digital music occasions hosted within the nation. Although Vietnam police beforehand uncovered and subsequently closed large-scale home labs, the medicine nonetheless infiltrate Vietnam by way of the borders of Laos, Myanmar, and Thailand — three factors that collectively make-up a drug hotbed in any other case generally known as “the Golden Triangle.”

H/T: Mixmag