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Toxic gas leak injures 3 at Samsung chip plant
HWASEONG, South Korea, May 2 (Yonhap) -- Highly poisonous hydrofluoric acid gas leaked at Samsung Electronics Co.'s main chip plant in this southern city on Thursday, injuring three workers, the company said.

The incident comes roughly three months after up to 10 liters of diluted hydrofluoric acid, a colorless acute poison that can damage the lungs and bones and even affect the nervous system, leaked at the same semiconductor plant in Hwaseong, 60 kilometers south of Seoul.