Ten dead, 251 injured in toxic gas leak at Jordan's Aqaba port

Reuters|
Ten people died and 251 were injured in a toxic gas leak from a storage tank at Jordan's Aqaba port, state television reported on Monday, as authorities called on residents to shut windows and stay indoors.
The leak came after a tank filled with toxic gas fell while being transported, state news agency Petra said, citing the spokesperson of the public security directorate.
A video posted on state television's Twitter page showed a storage tank falling from a winch and slamming into the deck of a ship, followed by yellow-colored gas rising into the air as people ran away.
City health authorities called on residents to close their windows and stay in their homes, according to state TV.
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