Chlorine leak occurred at one of the businesses in the vicinity of Tbilisi. As a result, dozens of people hospitalized with poisoning. According to recent data, about 70 injured local residents, most of them - the children.

Emissions of harmful substances has occurred on Wednesday night. Leaked from the 800-liter tank with chlorine, which was in the Iranian private water distribution company. Hazardous chemicals immediately got into the environment.

As a result of leakage of harmful substances poisoned dozens of people living in nearby homes. According to recent data, about 70 people injured, including dozens of children and a pregnant woman. Data on the number poisoned per night and changed repeatedly. The number of people who needed medical help, only grew.

All hospitalized visited the Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili and the Minister of Health of Georgia Zurab Chiaberashvili, RIA Novosti reported. According to the medical department, all patients is satisfactory, but physicians do everything to stabilize their condition. Doctors have noted that some patients are even allowed to leave the clinic. For the rest must be observed until the morning.

Meanwhile, according to NTV, a patient is in critical condition. “18-year-old young man in a coma, he suffered a cardiac arrest. Boy hooked up to a ventilator, the hospital has managed to restore heart function. If the brain was injured, Man cure” - said the head of the city social services, Mamuka Katsarava .

In the district administration said that at this time chlorine dissipated, all parameters are within normal limits, and the threat to the public anymore. According to preliminary information, the leak occurred due to faulty valve in the tank with a harmful gas.

4 July 2012 | georgia, inhabitant, man, tbilisi

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