Jiangsu Changzhou sudden chlorine gas leak, people fleeing students vomiting

At about 7:00 a.m. local time on April 28, a chlorine gas leak occurred at a demolition site in Hengshanqiao Town, Changzhou City, Jiangsu Province, and people in the vicinity were sent to the hospital with unwell conditions. A nearby elementary school had students vomiting and other symptoms. Many people in the industry fled the scene laying your nose upon.

On the morning of April 28, people fled the scene of a chlorine gas leak in Hengshanqiao Town, Changzhou City, Jiangsu Province. (Video screenshot composite)

The surging news reported that a disused factory demolition site in Hengshanqiao town has Changzhou General Water small disinfectant storage tanks, in the process of demolition of the house, the construction accidentally led to the breakage of the storage tanks, resulting in the leakage of disinfectant.

Reports said the air was filled with leaking chlorine gas and emitted a pungent odor. After the accident, some people around the area expressed discomfort and were sent to surrounding hospitals for examination.

According to “Boiling Point Video” of “One Point News”, the school near the incident was also enveloped by chlorine gas, and many students and parents fled with their noses covered, with some students showing symptoms of vomiting.

The Yangtze Evening News said that on that day, the parents of students at the Heng Shan Bridge Central Primary School in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province, said that they had just sent their children to school and then received a notice to evacuate.

The webcam shows a white mist floating in the air at the scene, the public covered their mouths and noses and rushed to evacuate, and there was a constant coughing sound.