Durban harbour safe after gas leak

2013-04-26 20:12

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Durban - The Durban harbour has been declared safe after 14 people were affected by an ammonia gas leak on Friday, Transnet said.

Spokesperson Gaven Hall said the eThekwini fire department had declared the area safe.

Hall said the gas leak was reported at 09:37 at the Fresh Produce Terminal in the Point area in Durban.

One person suffered burn injuries and 13 others were treated for ammonia inhalation, eThekwini metro police spokesperson Eugene Msomi said earlier.

All 14 were hospitalised.

City chief fire officer Mark te Water said the gas leak was under control.

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