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Liquid nitrogen leakage occurred in an American poultry meat processing plant, killing 6 people and injuring 9

Liquid nitrogen leakage occurred in an American poultry meat processing plant, killing 6 people and injuring 9

January 28th, local time, a liquid nitrogen leak occurred at a poultry meat processing plant in Gainesville, Georgia, in the southeastern United States, killing at least six people and injuring at least nine others.

Hundreds of people were evacuated after the accident, according to the local fire department.

Five people died on the spot in the accident, and one died after being sent to the hospital.

According to the local hospital, three of the at least nine injured were sent to the critical care ward and one was receiving emergency treatment.

It is reported that there was no explosion in the poultry meat processing plant, and the cause of the liquid nitrogen leakage is under investigation.

Gainesville is located in northern Georgia, with a population of less than 50,000, and there are many poultry processing plants there.

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