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Chlorine gas leakage and declaring a state of emergency in Al-Ahwaz

In a mysterious situation, the Chlorine gas leak from three gas cylinders at 22:00 (Al-Ahwaz time) of the Saturday the 12th of August 2017, caused of gas poisoning, affected the Ahwazi residents of the city of Quneitra (Dezful Persian Name) and injuries exceed hundreds up to written of this report, causing government agencies declare a state of emergency and order the formation of a crisis cell in the city of Quneitra.

According to different reports, each gas cylinder’s weight is 1000 kilograms and where all gas was leaked in the city of Quneitra, poisoned more than 300 hundred Ahwazi resident up to now.

According to the Iranian pro media, the chlorine gas leaked from the warehouse of the Quneitra old water Irrigation Company, located between the third bridge and the “Madar” square. The Quneitra governor says the situation is somewhat under control but the sources said that the situation is getting worse and uncontrolled as number of poisoned residents are increasing sharply.

Sources quoted to ACHR that the volume of chlorine gas leakage is so high and hospitals are very crowded, in which the rescue and relief workers were poisoned. Also the chlorine leakage is not restrained up to moment and state of emergency still prevails in Al-Ahwaz region.

due to severe gas spread out, the authorities has declare state of emergency in Ahwaz capital and surrounded city’s hospitals and health centres  as Ahwazi residents can be poisoned as they inhale gas.

ACHR has published a report about the premeditated chlorine gas attack was launched against Ahwazi civilians of Qalaat Chanan southeast of the capital of Al-Ahwaz in the evening of Saturday 12-September 2015.

What happens in Al-Ahwaz is systematic plan of Ahwazi ethnic cleansing by launching chlorine gas, as all fingers are pointing to the Iranian authorities especially intelligence service, where such dangerous gas how it could be spread out in the air easily and uncontrolled.

Ahwazi Centre for Human Rights

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