In the US, 40 children were injured because of a chlorine leak in the pool

In one of the pools of the American city of Durham (North Carolina), a leak of sodium hypochlorite. As a result of poisoning of varying severity received 42 people, including 40 children. It is reported ABC11.

Doctors found the victims characteristic symptoms of poisoning: nausea and vomiting, and breathing difficulties, irritation of eyes and skin. Six people were hospitalized in serious condition, but now the threats to their life there.

The basin administration said the chlorine leak was not associated with an error of the personnel, has led to it is likely a technical issue and hardware failure.

Sodium hypochlorite — a substance used to disinfect water.