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Gas Leak At Andhra Chemical Plant:  8 Dead, 200 admitted to  Hospitalised

Vishakhapatnam-  Eight people including a child reportedly died after toxic gas leaked from a chemical plant of a multinational firm in Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhapatnam. 200 people have been admitted to hospital. Ambulances, fire engines and policemen have reached the chemical plant, officials said.

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Gas Leak At Andhra Chemical Plant:  8 Dead, 200 admitted to  Hospitalised

Residents near the chemical gas plant of LG Polymers India Pvt Ltd in the district’s village RR Venkatapuram reported of burning sensation in their eyes and difficulty in breathing, officials said. They were immediately taken to hospital, they said.

Gas Leak At Andhra Chemical Plant:  8 Dead, 200 admitted to  Hospitalised

“There is gas leakage identified at LG Polymers in Gopalpatnam. Requesting Citizens around these locations not to come out of houses for the sake of safety precautions,” the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation tweeted.

Gas Leak At Andhra Chemical Plant:  8 Dead, 200 admitted to  Hospitalised

 

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