HAZMAT in Turkey on June 02 2016 10:56 AM (UTC).
Some 65 workers were taken to hospital due to gas poisoning at a factory in the Cerkezköy district of the western province of Tekirdag on June 2. The workers were reportedly poisoned by gas leaked from a chemical factory in the Cerkezköy organized industrial zone. An explosion occurred during glue production in the chemical factory, causing gas to spread around the factory and the surrounding area. The cause of the blast is still unknown. The workers in the factory and around it were taken to the Cerkezköy State Hospital and other private hospitals in the province after being exposed to the gas. Their condition is not said to be life-threatening. An investigation has been launched into the incident.