Toxic gas leak leaves five dead in Chongqing

08:03, July 06, 2011      

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An unidentified poisonous gas leak on Tuesday evening at a garment factory in Jiangjin district, Chongqing Municipality has left at least five people dead, local government said Wednesday.

The accident happened at about 10:20 p.m. at the Chongqing 3533 garment dyeing general factory. Eight people were affected, among them five were confirmed dead, two were seriously poisoned and one slightly poisoned. The three are being treated.

Investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.

Source: Xinhua
 
 
     
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
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