Video shows tank crashing, gas rising at Jordan port

STORY: A video posted on state television's Twitter page showed a storage tank falling from a winch and slamming into the deck of a ship, followed by yellow-colored gas rising into the air as people ran away.

Officials said the tank was filled with 25 tons of chlorine gas, set to be exported to Djibouti.

Authorities called on residents to shut windows and stay indoors.

Prime Minister Bisher al-Khasawneh formed an investigation team into the incident chaired by the interior minister, state TV cited the information minister as saying.

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