An incident of gas leakage was reported at Ekta Vihar in South Delhi's RK Puram at 9:15pm on November 24. About Five people were hospitalized at Safdargunj hospital for having issues of itchy eyes due to exposure of gas. Reportedly, they have been discharged now and are safe, but the reason for gas leakage has not been confirmed yet. The Delhi Police told… read-more
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Due to the explosion and fire in a residential building, eight people lost their lives, and five suffered injuries in China's Dalian on Sept 11. The building was evacuated, following the fire caused by the leakage in a liquefied gas cylinder. The injured ones have been admitted to the hospital and said to be in stable condition. Though, an investigation is underway to find the cause of the leakage.
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Residents in Maharashtra's Thane district complained of breathing problems after a gas leak occurred at a chemical factory in Badlapur on June 3. Thane Municipal Corporation's official Santosh Kadam said, "A chemical reaction due to overheating of sulfuric acid and benzyl acid led to the accident." Following the incident, residents within 3 km of radius complained of breathlessness and burning sensation in eyes. However, no serious injuries… read-more
A tragic gas leak accident at the Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) plant in UP's Phulpur area has killed at least two people and injured over dozen. The two deceased were identified as assistant manager BP Singh and his deputy Abhinandan. Evacuating nearly 100 people working at the plant, the district administration has shut the unit. Expressing his grief, UP CM Yogi Adityanath has asked the authorities to provide relief… read-more
Ammonia gas leak at the Quality Foods plant in Cuncolim Industrial Estate in Goa, left one man dead and 4 others critically injured on October 9. The incident took place in the wee hours between 2:30 am and 2:45 am. “Some workers woke up and managed to escape from the site, but the deceased had remained behind,” Inspector Therron D'Costa informed. An unnatural death case has been registered at the Cuncolim police station.
A gas cylinder explosion in Vishakhapatnam has injured atleast six people and destroyed the house. Reportedly, the explosion occurred when the owner of the house, Maheshwari, tried to fix a gas leakage that she noticed while connecting a new cylinder. The injured were rushed to a hospital after the fire was extinguished. As per the report, the owner is in critical condition.
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Fifteen engineers were wounded in an explosion at the Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL), Bangalore, in the early hours on October 2. Reportedly, a gas leak from one of the turbines in KPCL allegedly caused the explosion. An official stated that 15 suffered minimal fire injuries while one remained critical. One of the engineers stated that a major explosion was prevented as the fire-control system… read-more
Courtesy: Deccan Herald