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    Poisonous Gas Leakage in Southwestern Iran Injures More Than 360 People

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    At least 362 people were affected by chlorine gas leakage in the southwestern Iranian city of Dezful, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Those people affected suffered from respiratory problems and intoxication.

    ​Many of the victims were released from a hospital after receiving due ambulatory care.

    ​High concentration of chlorine gas is dangerous to a human, may lead to the destruction of living tissue and death.

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