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GCC bloc chief laments victims of Jordan toxic gas leak

RIYADH, June 27 (KUNA) -- The Gulf Cooperation Council stands by Jordan at this difficult time, Secretary General Nayef Al-Hajraf said on Monday, expressing his heartfelt condolences to Amman after a toxic gas leak at Aqaba Port earlier killed 10 people and injured 251.
The leak occurred after a tank filled with toxic gas fell as it was being transported at the Red Sea port, a government spokesman had earlier said. (end) mdm.sd