Car exhaust fumes kill Chinese couple

August 8th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS  

Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) A man and his girlfriend died after they kept their car engine running in the garage in a Shanghai suburb.

The pair drove into the garage of the man’s parents villa in suburban Songjiang district.

When the man’s mother opened the garage door in the evening she found them lying there, Shanghai Daily reported.

Officials said the man and his girlfriend had locked the door of the garage from inside after driving in. They had left the engine and air-conditioner running and that released exhaust fumes in the enclosed space.

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