BERLIN, Feb. 16, 2017 (Local News) -An accident at a German chemical plant spewed dangerous clouds of acid into the air in the industrial Ruhr district. The incident happened when hydrochloric acid was incorrectly loaded into a sulfuric acid tank.
A large cloud of sulfuric and hydrochloric acid belched out of a German chemical plant on Thursday morning, forcing local residents inside.
The cloud of acid drifted out of a corrosive chemical facility near Oberhausen, in the industrial Ruhr district in western Germany.
RISI is not responsible for the reliability or availability of content on external websites.