Toxic gas leaks from tank in warehouse in Brazil

January 14, 2016 7:30 PM

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SAO PAULO – Officials say toxic gas has leaked from tanks in a cargo warehouse in the Brazilian coastal city of Guaruja.

The Guaruja fire department says rainwater seeped into the container where the tanks containing sodium chloride isocyanate were stored, causing a chemical reaction that sent a large white cloud into the sky.

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