Civil Society Groups Say “Official Death Toll” of Laos Dam Disaster, Not Credible

Civil society groups say govt toll of about 40 is not credible, that 800 or more people could have died in July

Civil Society Groups Say “Official Death Toll” of Laos Dam Disaster, Not Credible

BANGKOK – The official death toll given by the government of Laos for the dam disaster in southern Laos in July is not credible, according to civil society groups in Thailand. Premrudee Daoroung, a well-known environmental campaigner who is part of the Laos Dam Investment Monitor, said the toll of about 40 dead differed wildly […]