Death toll rises in poison gas tanker explosion in Aqaba

2022-06-28 2022-06-28T06:34:44Z
رنا السيلاوي
رنا السيلاوي
محرر أخبار - قسم التواصل الاجتماعي

<p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"><strong>Weather of Arabia</strong> - The Minister of State for Information Affairs, the official spokesman for the government, Faisal Al-Shboul, said that the deaths from the explosion of a tank containing chlorine gas in the port of Aqaba yesterday <strong>rose to 13 deaths</strong> .</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Al-Shboul confirmed to &quot;Roya&quot;, that a person of a foreign nationality died this morning, while 130 injured people are still receiving treatment in hospitals, and their general condition is between medium and light, and a large number of them are expected to leave in the coming hours.</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> <strong>The National Center for Security and Crisis Management had announced that at exactly 5:15 pm on Monday, chlorine gas leaked in the port of Aqaba as a result of the fall and explosion of a tank containing this substance, and the accident caused the death of 12 people and injured 260, including Jordanians and foreigners, and 123 people are receiving treatment in hospitals .</strong></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> <strong>Read also: <a href="https://www.arabiaweather.com/ar/content/%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%83%D8%B4%D9%81-... the details of what happened the moment the gas tank fell in the port of Aqaba and the danger of chlorine gas</a></strong></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> <strong>Watch also: <a href="https://www.arabiaweather.com/ar/content/%D8%A8%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%81%D9%8A%... | The moment the tank fell and toxic gas leaked in the port of Aqaba</a></strong></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> The media spokesman for the Public Security Directorate 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.</p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> 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.</p>

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