In the North sea with a large vessel fell nearly 270 containers, including those with hazardous chemicals.
The incident occurred due to strong waves near the German island of Borkum.
A container ship was in the midst of the storm, which triggered the fall of part of the cargo into the water.
The main part of the containers currently floating in the water, 21 of them by the waves threw on the Dutch coast.
According to the preliminary information, a few tanks transporting organic peroxides, which cause irritation in contact with skin and mucous membranes.
The protection of the Dutch coast, urges residents not to open the containers and not to touch their content.
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