Details are still scant, but apparently school officials have confirmed the accident, and it's believed that the explosion was linked to the toxic chemical compound arsine. The incident has proved to be non-fatal so far, but some reactions have reportedly been severe and victims are being taken to the hospital for further care. [Michael Poppel, Monsters and Critics]
Hundreds Reportedly Injured In Chemical Explosion At German University
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