Eight people were injured by the release of a toxic substance in the Netherlands

In the Dutch town of Moerdijk, eight people were injured after the release of a toxic substance.

It is reported by Ukrinform with reference to NOS.

“In Moerdijk, eight people became ill due to the release of a toxic substance in the industrial area,” the report says.

The condition of one of the victims is alarming.

It is noted that employees of two companies were involved in the facility. They were brought Hopital.

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These are employees of a company that specializes in tank cleaning and a company that stores lubricating oils and chemicals.

According to the local security service, the situation is under control, there is no danger to the environment. It is not yet known what caused the dangerous release. The investigation is ongoing.

Photo: NOS

By Peter Kavinsky

Peter Kavinsky is the Executive Editor at