29 People Taken to Hospital After Chlorine Gas Released at London’s Olympic Park | The Guardian

Twenty-nine people were taken to hospital after a high quantity of chlorine gas was released in an accident on Wednesday at the aquatics centre at London’s Olympic park.

Some of the injured included swimmers in a parent and toddler group who were in the children’s pool at the time of the incident, which was first reported by the centre just after 11am.

About 200 people were evacuated from the centre during the incident, firefighters said. At least nine construction workers on a neighbouring site were also treated at the scene.

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