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        9/20/2012, Tishrei 4, 5773

      Hadassah Ein-Kerem Ammonia Leak Under Control


      Emergency services reported, Thursday afternoon, that the leak of ammonia gas in laboratories of the Hebrew University at the Hadassah Ein-Kerem Hospital has been stopped. Personnel from the fire department's hazardous-materials unit aired out the facility.

      Before the situation was brought under control, one person was lightly affected by the gas and a hundred faculty members and students were evacuated.