Chemical leak happens in Puyang County, China’s Henan

Photo taken on June 17, 2011 shows pigs killed by toxic chemicals near the site of a chemical leak in Puyang County, central China’s Henan Province. Silicon chloride leaked out of a tank truck parked at a reclamation depot around 3 a.m on Friday,killing some 70 pigs, 30 chickens and two dogs in a nearby livestock farm. Nobody was reportedly killed or injured in the accident. (Xinhua/Liu Jingkuan)

Firefighters spray water to neutralize toxic chemicals at the site of a chemical leak in Puyang County, central China’s Henan Province, June 17, 2011. Silicon chloride leaked out of a tank truck parked at a reclamation depot around 3 a.m on Friday, killing some 70 pigs, 30 chickens and two dogs in a nearby livestock farm. Nobody was reportedly killed or injured in the accident. (Xinhua/Liu Jingkuan)

A firefighter in chemical protection outfit works to block the leakage of toxic chemicals in Puyang County, central China’s Henan Province, June 17, 2011. Silicon chloride leaked out of a tank truck parked at a reclamation depot around 3 a.m on Friday, killing some 70 pigs, 30 chickens and two dogs in a nearby livestock farm. Nobody was reportedly killed or injured in the accident. (Xinhua/Liu Jingkuan)

Firefighters spray water to put out a fire triggered by a chemical leak in Puyang County, central China’s Henan Province, June 17, 2011. Silicon chloride leaked out of a tank truck parked at a reclamation depot around 3 a.m on Friday, killing some 70 pigs, 30 chickens and two dogs in a nearby livestock farm. Nobody was reportedly killed or injured in the accident. (Xinhua/Liu Jingkuan)

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