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Over 60 poisoned as toxic liquid tank exploded in Shanghai
Updated: 2005-07-05 07:42

Chinese residents receive treatment at a hospital in Nanhui district in Shanghai July 4, 2005. A steel bottle full of toxic liquid ammonia exploded near a residential area in the Nanhui district, injuring and poisoning more than 60 people, most of them children and old people. The blast was caused by high temperature, which hit 38.7 degrees Celsius (101.66 F), Xinhua News Agency reported. [newsphoto]

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