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Bratislava chemical leak injures 16

A chemical leak on the premises of the Auto-Klima company on Kopčianska Street in Bratislava’s Petržalka district has injured sixteen people, one seriously, the TASR newswire reported.

A chemical leak on the premises of the Auto-Klima company on Kopčianska Street in Bratislava’s Petržalka district has injured sixteen people, one seriously, the TASR newswire reported.

The fire brigade in Bratislava reported that the leak was of styrene, an organic chemical, and sulphur dioxide. The site was evacuated, a de-contamination process begun and the building’s power supply disconnected. Police spokesperson Petra Hrášková said that officers were investigating the cause of the accident.

Source: TASR

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