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‘Major incident’ declared with reports of ‘a chemical incident’ at London’s Aquatics Centre

by LLB Reporter
23rd Mar 22 12:10 pm

A “major incident” has been declared with reports of a “chemical incident” at London’s Aquatics Centre with number of casualties being treated “with breathing difficulties.”

London Ambulance Service said they are working along side with the London Fire Brigade and the police at the Aquatics Centre.

London Fire Brigade said they are dealing with reports of “a chemical incident” at the centre in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in the capital.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park wrote in a tweet, “There has been an incident at @AquaticsCentre this morning involving the release of a gas.

“The area has been cordoned off and evacuated. We’re working with emergency services on site.

“There are a number of casualties with breathing difficulties being treated by @Ldn_Ambulance.”

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan tweeted, “I remain in close contact with our emergency services who are dealing with a gas-related incident at the London Aquatics Centre this morning.

“A number of people are being treated by @Ldn_Ambulance.

“Please avoid the area which has been cordoned off and evacuated.”

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