The stench of dead fish from the hold of a Thai fishing boat was enough to kill five men.
They weren't killed by the smell, however. But it was strong enough to knock them unconscious and into the water where they drowned :
Five Thai fishermen died and two were taken to hospital after inhaling gas released by rotting fish in the hold of a trawler, police said on Tuesday.
They fainted at the smell of the decomposing fish kept in the bottom of the trawler along the Andaman coast of southern Thailand....