Gas poisons over 360 in Iran

Dezful, Aug 13, IRNA – Chlorine gas leakage in a reservoir in the southwestern Iranian city of Dezful, Khuzestan Province, have left 362 with respiratory problems and intoxication.

All hospitals in Dezful are on alert to present medical services to the injured.

Many of people affeecteed by the poisonous gas have been dismissed from the hospitals after receiving ambulatory care.

Severe exposure to chlorine can result in symptoms of acute airway obstruction including wheezing, cough, and chest tightness, and acute lung injuries.

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