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China: CO2 leak kills 10, injures 19 on bulk carrier
A mass leak of carbon dioxide occurred during fire suppressing system maintenance works on board of bulk carrier Jin Hai Xiang, on the afternoon of May 25, at Longyan Port, Weihai, Shandong Province, China, Yellow sea. The disastrous leak killed 10 and injured 19 crew and workers. All injured were hospitalized. The ship has been docked at Longyan since May 17. A notice stated that the police had detained 'the relevant person' and were investigating the incident. Read more: South China Morning Post

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