2 die after drinking milk tea in Manila
UPDATED STORY: Death of 2 by milk tea ‘not caused by breach in sanitation’
Two people died on Thursday after drinking milk tea from a tea house in Sampaloc, Manila, Radyo Inquirer 990AM said.
The report said one of the victims, Suzaine Dagohoy, and her boyfriend Arnold Aydalla complained to the owner of the ErgoCha store that the Hokkaido-flavored milk tea they bought tasted different.
The owner of the tea house, Wiliam Abrigo denied the claim and even tasted the milk tea to prove that there was nothing wrong.
However, both Abrigo and Dagohoy fainted. All three were rushed to a nearby hospital but the two were declared dead hours later.
Meanwhile, Aydalla, who is still confined in the hospital, is now in stable condition.
Authorities have yet to announce the cause of death of the two victims. KS/IDL
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