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84 hospitalised with poisoning after nitrogen plant leak in Egypt school

ANI | Updated: Nov 25, 2019 22:31 IST

Aswan [Egypt], Nov 25 (Sputnik/ANI): As many as 84 students and teachers of a girls' school in southern Egypt were poisoned by nitrogen as a result of leakage at a plant near the city of Aswan, Egyptian media reported on Monday.
According to preliminary information, a nitrogen machine failed at a local chemical plant, and released gas that spread with the wind to Aswan's suburbs, where the school is located, Masrawy news portal reported.
All those injured in the incident have been transferred to local hospitals. (Sputnik/ANI)

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