7 paper mill workers in Chhattisgarh hospitalised after gas leak exposure

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Raigarh, India Published: May 07, 2020, 03.54 PM(IST)

Visuals from inside a hospital in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh Photograph:( PTI )

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Styrene gas leaked from LG Polymers industry in RR Venkatapuram village in Visakhapatnam early morning today, claiming 11 lives. 

As many as seven workers of a paper mill were hospitalised after being exposed to a gas leak reportedly while cleaning a tank in the mill in the early hours of Thursday, Raigarh Superintendent of Police (SP) Santosh Singh said.
Three of them are in critical condition, the SP said.

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"The interrogation of the mill owner is underway. The incident was reported in the early hours of Thursday," he added.
This is the second incident of a gas leak to have occurred today.

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Styrene gas leaked from LG Polymers industry in RR Venkatapuram village in Visakhapatnam early morning today, claiming 11 lives. 

 

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