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Chemical Leak in Shanghai Kills 15 People

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0  Updated at 10:35 am, August 31st, 2013 By: ABC Digital
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AFP/AFP/Getty Images(SHANGHAI) — Fifteen people were killed and 26 are injured from a chemical leak in Shanghai, China Saturday morning.

Liquid ammonia leaked from a refrigeration storage unit owned by a seafood company, the BBC reports.

The accident took place in Shanghai’s northern district of Baoshan.

Emergency services responded and divided off the area.

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