Hamburg Airport Evacuated After 50 People Injured by Unknown Toxin

Hamburg Airport Evacuated After 50 People Injured by Unknown Toxin

German Firefighters reportedly evacuated on Sunday hundreds of passengers at Hamburg’s airport after 50 people were injured by an unknown toxin.

All the flights were halted due to the evacuation, but the airport was reopened few hours after the evacuation. Unconfirmed reports suggested that gas leak streamed into the airport through the air conditioning system. However, airport spokesperson Karen Stein said that the reasons behind the incident are still not known.

According to German news agency DPA, more than 50 people complained about burning eyes, nausea and breathing problems.

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