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U.K.: Factory workers taken to hospital following chemical incident

March 20, 2014 - 6:00am

Up to 20 workers at Keppel Seghers' site in Runcorn have been taken to hospital after coming into contact with hydrated lime, Liverpool Echo reported.

A hospital spokesman said "there's been an explosion of some kind and released whatever they were working with." He added "they were covered in powder" when they were brought to the hospital and "a couple may have breathed in the powder."

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