65 workers hospitalized due to gas poisoning in Turkey’s west
TEKİRDAĞ – Anadolu Agency
AA photoSome 65 workers were taken to hospital due to gas poisoning at a factory in the Çerkezköy district of the western province of Tekirdağ on June 2.
The workers were reportedly poisoned by gas leaked from a chemical factory in the Çerkezköy organized industrial zone.
An explosion occurred during glue production in the chemical factory, causing gas to spread around the factory and the surrounding area. The cause of the blast is still unknown.
The workers in the factory and around it were taken to the Çerkezköy State Hospital and other private hospitals in the province after being exposed to the gas. Their condition is not said to be life-threatening.
An investigation has been launched into the incident.