Jordan..Deaths and dozens of injuries due to the leakage of toxic gas from a tanker in the port of Aqaba

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A Jordanian security source confirmed that the number of deaths due to the leakage of toxic gas from a tank in the port of Aqaba has risen to 5 and 70 injuries.

The media spokesman for the Public Security Directorate in Jordan said that during the daily work in the port of Aqaba today, Monday, a tanker filled with a toxic gaseous substance fell during its transportation, which led to a gas leakage at the site.

He added that the area was immediately isolated and specialists began to deal with the incident, while the Civil Defense transferred a number of injuries to the hospital, all of whom are under treatment.

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