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Egypt / Alexandria: The suffocation of 10 workers with ammonia gas leak at a factory in Burj Al Arab

2018-06-13

 

The Alexandria Security Directorate reported that 10 workers were suffocated on last Saturday following a leak of ammonia gas at a food factory in the industrial area of Burj Al Arab, west of Alexandria, where the state of emergency was raised at Burj Al Arab and “Al-Amriya” hospitals to receive the injured.

The directorate said in a statement that the accident resulted from the emission of ammonia gas did not result in fires, noting that the state of emergency was raised in “Al-Amriya” and Burj al-Arab hospitals to receive the injured.

Two of the wounded were taken to Burj al-Arab hospital and treated at the site.

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