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20 people brought to hospital after leak of unidentified gas

The incident occurred at the Dublin City Council’s material recovery unit off Ballymount Lane this morning.

Image: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

AROUND 20 PEOPLE were hospitalised due to the leak of an unidentified gas at a Dublin City Council building this morning.

A spokesperson from Dublin Fire Brigade said they received a call at about 8.15am this morning, leading them to send out five units and two emergency ambulances.

She said around 20 people were subsequently brought to hospital. A decontamination unit worked on the scene to make it safe.

The location was Dublin City Council’s material recovery unit near Ballymount Lane.

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