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Saturday 10th of July 1976

48 years ago

Approximately six tonnes of chemicals including the poisonous TCDD are released during an industrial accident in ICMESA Plant, Seveso, Lombardia, Italy.

Within days a total of 3.300 animals, mostly poultry and rabbits, were found dead. 1.600 people of all ages had been examined and 447 were found to suffer from skin lesions or chloracne.

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