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Attala County medical clinic evacuated

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ATTALA COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A ruptured gas line forces the evacuation of an Attala County clinic Wednesday morning.

Just before 8 a.m., city work crews in Kosciusko struck a gas line while moving a guide wire on a light pole.

Patients and workers at the Kosciusko Medical Clinic on Highway 12 West were evacuated and taken to the parking lot of Montfort Jones Hospital.

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Crews were able to dig a hole next to the line and seal it off until repairs could be made.

By 8:45 a.m., everyone was allowed back into the clinic.

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