22 workers hospitalized for shortness of breath in Aqaba

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AMMAN — Twenty-two people working at the Aqaba Company for Ports Operation and Management left Prince Hashem Military Hospital in Aqaba after experiencing shortness of breath.اضافة اعلان

Aqaba Governor Khalid Hajjaj denied the presence of any gas leaks in the Aqaba Special Economic Zone, explaining that the cases of suffocation were due to the dust in the air, which was dense during the early morning hours, Jo24 News reported.

Hajjaj confirmed that all the affected individuals left the hospital after receiving appropriate treatment.

He also said that environmental tests did not reveal any gas leaks from factories or surrounding areas.

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