Around 90 People Suffocate From Chlorine Leak In Eastern Iraq - Healthcare Ministry

Around 90 People Suffocate From Chlorine Leak in Eastern Iraq - Healthcare Ministry

Around 90 people have experienced asphyxiation due to the leak of chlorine in Iraq's eastern city of Kut, Sayf Badr, the spokesman of the country's Healthcare Ministry, said

MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 16th March, 2019) Around 90 people have experienced asphyxiation due to the leak of chlorine in Iraq's eastern city of Kut, Sayf Badr, the spokesman of the country's Healthcare Ministry, said.

"Around 90 people have been injured due to the leak of chlorine at a water purification station in the city of Kut in the province of Wasit," Badr said, as quoted by Alsumaria tv channel.

The spokesman added that the suffocation cases ranged from mild to moderate.

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