No fire, only smoke in harbour incident, say latest reports
May 19, 2010 01:57 am
UPDATE: Latest reports received by Adaderana confirms that
there has been no fire but only smoke in the chemical container at the
The container had stocks of a crystalline chemical used for swimming pools, possibly as a disinfectant and the cargo had leaked. Due to the chemical mixing with the rain water it had resulted in a billowing smoke as a reaction, harbour authorities told Adaderana.
The smoke had been
brought under control and the cargo separated from the rest. No casualties or
damage have been reported due to the incident.