13 elementary school children in SW Japan hospitalized after acid spill
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
TOKYO, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- Thirteen children were hospitalized on Friday after hydrochloric acid was spilled during a science experiment in a class in an elementary school in Fukuoka, southwestern Japan, local media reported Friday.
According to the reports, the local board of education said that 13 pupils in the sixth grade felt ill following the accident, with some of them complaining of sore eyes and headaches.
At around 11:20 a.m. local time, one of the students at Nagazumi Elementary School ...