22 students suffer gas inhalation after leak
Archived picture of students standing in a line at a school - YOUM7/Amr Moustafa

CAIRO: A total of 22 students suffered gas inhalation after a leak from a company near a primary school in South Sinai governorate, Youm7 reported Sunday.

Liquefied petroleum gas emissions were carried by high winds witnessed across the country in a temporary weather change. Arab Himdan School is located three kilometers far from Abu Rdees City in South Sinai.

The students were transferred to a medical unit in the city and were given different oxygen.

Khaled Fouda, South Sinai governor, ordered to send a committee from the Environment Affairs department to the petroleum company causing the emissions to measure the state of pollution and its causes.

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