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Chlorine Gas Explosion Kills 13 and Injures Hundreds at Jordan Port

HeadlineJun 28, 2022

In Jordan, at least 13 people were killed and more than 250 others injured Monday after a cloud of toxic gas burst from a storage tank at the Port of Aqaba. The disaster struck after a cable snapped as it lifted a tank filled with 25 tons of toxic chlorine onto a ship. 

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