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Chemicals from MSC ship washed ashore on Dutch beach

Hazardous chemicals have washed ashore on a beach in the Netherlands after an MSC container ship lost 270 containers in a storm Wednesday. Dutch soldiers are aiding the clean up.

Photo: Ritzau Scanpix/Marjet van Veelen

A bag of dangerous chemicals has washed up on a Dutch beach after one of the world's biggest container ships lost 270 containers in the North Sea Wednesday, writes Reuters.

The chemicals were being transported on board the container ship MSC Zoe, which lost the containers in German waters off the coast of German island Borkum.

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