Prime Minister heads to Aqaba after deadly gas leak

Jordan

Published: 2022-06-27 18:44

Last Updated: 2022-08-15 11:03


Prime Minister heads to Aqaba after deadly gas leak
Prime Minister heads to Aqaba after deadly gas leak

Roya received reports that indicated that the Prime Minister, Bishr Khasawneh, is currently on his way to Aqaba to find out the circumstances behind the toxic gas leak that happened in the port of Aqaba.


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The media spokesperson for the Public Security Directorate said that during the daily work in the port of Aqaba, a tanker filled with toxic gasses fell during its transportation, which led to gas leakage at the site.

He pointed out that the accident resulted in five deaths and 234 injuries, and the incident is still being dealt with and a number of injuries were hospitalized.