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56 people remain in hospital after Aqaba gas leak, 4 in ICU

By JT - Jun 29,2022 - Last updated at Jun 29,2022

A man wounded in a toxic gas explosion in Aqaba port lies on a hospital bed with breathing aid in the coastal city on Monday (AFP photo by Khalil Mazrawi)

AMMAN —  Total of 56 injured from the chlorine gas leak at Aqaba port are continuing their treatments at hospitals in the port city, a medical source announced on Wednesday.

The source noted that eight non-Jordanians are amongst the injured, adding that four patients are receiving treatment in intensive care units, while others are in fair and stable condition, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra. 


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