Gas poisons over 360 in Iran

By , on August 13, 2017


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

DEZFUL, Aug. 13 — 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 those affected.

Many of people affected by the poisonous gas have been discharged 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.