Monday, may 21, at about 11.00 duty part of the police and the SES of Nikolaev received the message that in a school in the Factory district of Nikolaev was sprayed an unknown aerosol and many children complained of feeling unwell.
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As reported “facts” in the Department of communication of the police of the Nikolaev area, a school evacuated approximately 400 students. As of 12.30 36 children asked for help to doctors with symptoms of poisoning (pre — gas), all sent to the hospital. Students have emergency. The police have information on this fact in the magazine of the uniform account. At the scene working employees of the Factory police Department, investigation Department, patrol, rescuers, doctors.
In head Department gschs in the Nikolaev area specified that there were also chemists on mobile chemical and radiological laboratory duty shift quickly-the coordination center and office of the State paramilitary rescue squad. Specialists conduct the measurements. While dangerous substances are detected. Work on the survey of the school building continue.
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Among the versions of what happened — use somebody tear gas or release of a toxic chemical during class.
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