US media reported that at least 6 people were killed and several injured as a result of a liquid nitrogen gas leak at a food plant in Georgia.
The “WSBTV” television channel indicated that the accident occurred in a food factory in Gainesville county in the state.
For its part, the “Atlanta Journal Constitution” newspaper reported, “10 victims have been hospitalized, three of them in critical condition. At least 130 people have been evacuated to a nearby church.”
The Associated Press, quoting a spokesperson for the Northeast Georgia Health System, confirmed that “five people died at the Gainesville plant before they could be taken to the hospital, while a sixth person died in the emergency room,” while emergency services are working in several sections at the site to address the leak. Gas.
Source: “Associated Press” + agencies