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Argentina: Toxic cloud descends on Buenos Aires

6 December 2012 Last updated at 22:09 GMT

A toxic cloud descended on the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires on Thursday.

It happened after a pesticide container at the port caught fire.

Authorities said the cloud was not dangerous, but it left many people taking drastic action to escape the smell.

Tim Hodges reports.