13 children taken to hospital after strong acid spills during science experiment
Japan Today -- Oct 13
Thirteen children were taken to hospital Friday after hydrochloric acid spilled over during a science experiment class at an elementary school in Fukuoka, southwestern Japan, the local education board said.

The 13 six-graders felt poorly, with some complaining of headaches or sore eyes, according to the education board and other authorities.

The accident took place around noon at Nagazumi Elementary School in Fukuoka's Minami Ward when one of the pupils spilled around 3 milliliters of hydrochloric acid by mistake on a table from a test tube.

福岡市南区の小学校で理科の実験中に塩酸がこぼれ、児童13人が病院に搬送されました。 警察と消防によりますと、南区の長住小学校で、6年生の理科の実験中に児童が塩酸が入った試験管2本を机の上で倒して塩酸がこぼれました。
News sources: Japan Today, ANNnewsCH
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