Alleged chemical leak affects 42 people in Davao City

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Authorities evacuated some residents in Davao City on Monday, April 16, due to alleged chemical leak.

The city government said the Davao City Central 911 and the Police Office recovered 15 bottles allegedly chemical wrapped in a plastic bag and buried inside a house in Sasa village.

“One of the bottles caused a leak affecting at least 42 people, who were immediately evacuated and treated by the emergency unit of Central 911,” it said.

Authorities have launched an investigation into the incident and to the type of chemical that leaked.