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(2nd LD) Toxic hydrofluoric acid leak injures 3 at Samsung chip plant
SEOUL/HWASEONG, May 2 (Yonhap) -- Highly poisonous hydrofluoric acid leaked at Samsung Electronics Co.'s main chip plant in the southern city of Hwaseong 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.