The personnel were injured as a result of their presence in the port and the surrounding area due to their daily duties at the port with guarding and control work in the border crossing (Al-Durra).
Only two injuries were recorded among the teams responding to the incident, which are the teams that provided rescue and ambulance services, and evacuated the people from the locations.
The hazardous materials handling team was the first responder to the incident due to the pre-prepared emergency plans and the high readiness of equipments used.
The competent forensic laboratory teams have completed the operations of detection , taking samples and evidence to be subjected to laboratory tests, and the results and official reports are sent to the competent authorities.
Public Security Directorate announced that 25 of those injured in yesterday's incident, including police, civil defense and gendarmerie, have left the hospital after receiving treatment and checking on their health.
PSD confirmed that public security casualties were injured as a result of their presence in the port and the surrounding area due to their daily duties and their work in the port with guarding and control work, in addition to a number of personnel at the Al-Durra border crossing adjacent to the incident area.
PSD indicated that since the moment the incident was reported, the civil defense teams moved immediately, and the first responder was the hazardous materials team in the civil defense, due to its readiness with the plans in place to deal with emergency prepared in advance, and the high readiness in clothing and equipment. only two injuries were recorded among the teams responding to the incident, which are the teams that provided rescue and ambulance services and disinfected the site and people. two specialized teams from the Department of Laboratories and forensics arrived at the scene of the incident immediately after its occurrence, and completed the detection and collection of evidence, traces and samples from the site, which were sent to laboratories to undergo laboratory tests and then referred the results to the competent authorities.The incident was dealt by teams and units of the Civil Defense Directorate, including the hazardous materials team, the rescue team, in addition to a team from the Aqaba Police Directorate, the Aqaba Gendarmerie Command, and the specialized team from the Laboratories Department, where these teams worked in full coordination.
PSD indicated that its various teams dealt with 450 ambulance cases, who were transferred to hospitals as a result of the incident.