Chlorine Gas Leaks at Chinese Chemical Plant Sends 164 to Hospital

A chlorine gas leak at a Chinese chemical plant left 164 people hospitalized, a government news agency reported Monday.

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The leak occurred Sunday evening at the Xing'erte Chemical Products Co. in Yinchuan in the Ningxia region, the Xinhua News Agency said. It said the leak was brought under control by early Monday.