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Vizag gas leak 'disturbing', closely watching the situation: Home Minister Amit Shah

Vizag gas leak 'disturbing', closely watching the situation: Home Minister Amit Shah

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 07 May 2020, 08:08 am

New Delhi/UNI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday dubbed the Visakhapatnam gas leak incident 'disturbing' and said his Ministry was keeping a close watch on the situation and doing the needful.

Taking to twitter, the Home Minister called the incident as disturbing and said “ Have spoken to National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) officials”.

Reportedly, seven persons, including two children, lost their lives while over 300 have been hospitalised after a gas leakage from LG Polymers chemical plant in RR Venkatapuram village in Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh occurred early today.

As per the preliminary reports, the incident took place when the Vizag factory was trying to open post lockdown.

Several people were rushed to hospitals after they complained of a burning sensation in their eyes and breathing difficulties. 


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