Chemical pipe explodes in South: 1 dead, 10 injured

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 2, 2012 14:19

One person was killed and ten were injured on Monday when a pipe of flowing hydrochloric acid exploded at a drilling installation near Ein Yahav in the Arava region of the South.

The injured were evacuated by helicopters and ambulances to Soroka University Medical Center in Beersheba. One person was in critical condition, four in serious condition, and five others were lightly injured.


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