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Toxic gas leak at Jordan's Aqaba port kills 10, injures hundreds

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A toxic gas leak from a storage tank at Jordan's Aqaba port has killed 10 and injured 251. The leak came after a tank filled with toxic gas fell while being transported. A video posted on state television's Twitter page showed a tank falling from a winch and slamming into a ship. City health authorities called on residents to close windows and stay in their homes.
2 months ago·Aqaba, Jordan

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Times of India

Gas leak in Jordan kills 10, injures some 250

Middle East News: AMMAN: A poisonous gas leak in Jordan's southern port city of Aqaba on Monday killed at least 10 people and injured some 250, authorities said.

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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BBC News

Toxic gas leak at Jordan's Aqaba port kills 13, injures hundreds

A container filled with chlorine was dropped by a crane at the port of Aqaba, authorities say.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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News18 India

Jordan: Toxic Gas Explosion Kills 10, Over 200 Injured in Aqaba Port

Aqaba health director Jamal Obeidat called on residents to "stay in their homes and shut all windows as a precaution", stating that the chemical substance is very dangerous

2 months ago·India
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Chlorine gas leak kills 12, injures 251 at Jordan port

At least 12 people died and 251 were injured in a chlorine gas leak from a storage tank at Jordan's Aqaba port, officials and state media reported on Monday.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Toxic gas leak in Jordan leaves several dead and hundreds injured

Leak at port of Aqaba happened after tank filled with gas fell while being transported, says state news agency

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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CTV News

Toxic gas released in Jordan port kills 13, injures 250

A crane loading chlorine tanks onto a ship in Jordan's port of Aqaba on Monday dropped one of them, causing an explosion of toxic yellow smoke that killed at least 13 people and sickened some 250, authorities said.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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