Ten dead, over 200 injured in toxic gas leak in Jordan

A storage tank fell during transportation



By Agencies

Published: Mon 27 Jun 2022, 8:08 PM

Last updated: Mon 27 Jun 2022, 8:40 PM

Ten people died and over 200 were injured in a toxic gas leak from a storage tank in Jordan's Aqaba port on Monday, according to AFP.

Specialised teams were dealing with the leak after a tank filled with toxic gas fell during its transportation, leading to a gas leak at the site, a state news agency said, citing the spokesperson of the Public Security Directorate, according to Reuters.

Jordanian news media released a video of the incident on Twitter.

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