In Jordan 10 people died and 200 were intoxicated

The balance of the toxic gas leak that occurred today is that at least 10 people have died and 200 are intoxicated Aqaba, port city Jordan. According to some videos posted on social media, the gases from a tanker next to a ship in the harbor – would have been released in yellow. According to media reports from local officials, the chemical storage container fell during transport due to a crane malfunction.

Jordan, toxic gas leak in port: At least 10 people have died and 200 are intoxicated

The video, which has been circulating on social media, shows the crane taking the container from a truck and then unloading it at the dock. The boat and harbor were then surrounded by a cloud of bright yellow gas, forcing people to flee for safety. The Department of Civil Defense has sent teams of experts to the port to carry out the cleanup. It was not immediately clear what toxic chemicals were inside the container.

About 200 people have been admitted to local hospitals for exposure to the substance, while other injured are said to have been evacuated. However, at least ten people were killed.

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