Gas attack sparks mass evacuation at school in Germany

A MASS evacuation is underway after a gas attack at a German school left dozens of students struggling to breathe.

Emergency services and specialist environmental experts raced to the scene after what is believed to be pepper spray was pumped into the gymnasium at the Reinbeker Weg School in Hamburg.

More than 30 students reported having trouble breathing as the debilitating gas also left them unable to see properly.