Chlorine leak at Siberian chemical factory: report
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Moscow (AFP) Dec 4, 2008
About 30 kilograms of chlorine have leaked at a chemical factory in the Siberian region of Irkutsk but there were no immediate reports of casualties, Russia's Interfax news agency said Thursday.
"On Wednesday, as a result of a faulty compressor in the Usoliekhim factory some 30 kilograms of chlorine leaked," a local official from the emergency ministry said, according to Interfax.
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