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UK: Sixty two people were treated by paramedics and one taken to hospital following a suspected refrigerant leak from Sainsbury’s supermarket in Hedge End, Southampton. It is not thought that anyone was seriously affected by the gas which has not yet been identified.

The incident at around 5pm today led to the evacuation of the store when customers began to suffer symptoms including coughing and difficulty in breathing.

Four fire engines attended the incident.