Gas leak in Visakhapatnam Pharma Factory, two workers die
Visakhapatnam: Another case of gas leakage has come in light in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. A case of leakage of poisonous gas has been reported in a factory of a pharma company located here. It is being told that so far 2 people have died due to the gas leak, while the condition of 4 people has worsened. People have been admitted to a nearby hospital. The administration came into action and evacuated the village and ordered to close the factory immediately.
‘The situation is under control now. Two persons who died were workers and were present at the leakage site (at the time of the incident). Gas has not spread anywhere else,’ Senior police officer Uday Kumar informed.
Two people died due to suffocation:
There was a stir in Visakhapatnam on Tuesday morning when the poisonous gas leak started in the Life Science factory of Paravada Pharma City here. On seeing this, there was a stir, two people died due to suffocation from poisonous gas, while the lives of many others were endangered.
It is being told that the two people who died were on the site during the accident. Both the dead have also been identified. Both Narendra and Gauri Shankar are factory workers. Narendra Shift was in charge during the accident.
‘The accident is confined to a department in which there is a reactor. There is no need to panic. The district collector has ordered an inquiry into the matter,’ Chief Minister Reddy office.
The administration immediately evacuated the village. The gas could not spread anywhere else. The situation is under control at present. Pharma company officials are currently on the leakage site.
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