In Austria at the factory for the production of starch AGRANA Beteiligungs AG was a gas leak, in which about 40 people were hospitalized, Trend reports.
Victims complain mostly for breathing problems.
Launched large-scale rescue operation involving three helicopters and 20 vehicles of the red cross.
About 200-300 people were evacuated.
Leak gas what exactly happened is unclear. Presumably, that is chlorine gas and hydrochloric acid.
12 December in the Austrian Federal state of lower Austria, an explosion occurred on the gas pipeline. One person died, 17 others were injured.