AP GAS TRAGEDY : 11 dead, 1,000 hospitalized after a gas leak at LG Polymers Plant in Andhra Pradesh.
Visakhapatnam (Vizag) LG Polymers Gas leak Latest News: 11 people died and over 1,000 have been influenced due to the spread of toxic gas from a chemical factory in Visakhapatnam. The gas leakage was broadcasted at the LG Polymers industry.
Andhra Pradesh has tragedy ( AP gas tragedy ) took place On Thursday morning at 2:30 am. Eleven people have died and more than 1,000 threatened. Although it was under controlled very shortly.
The factory was planning to open after the lockdown. But unfortunately the gas gets leaked. The styrene vapor that oozed from a chemical plant in Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhapatnam gets leaked.
The gas leak, that shortly circulate to villages in a five-kilometer radius, arose at around 2.30 am from the multinational LG Polymers Plant at RR Venkatapuram village. Hours later, tallies of people were seen telling an untruth unconscious, putting forward suspicions of a main industrial crisis. It could let to the great danger to the nearby villages and regions.
According to police, the death tariff from the disaster could go up as at least 20 people are nowadays on ventilator backing. Meanwhile, Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy has declared Rs 1 crore each as an assistant to the kin of people killed in the disaster.
Jagan, who toured the King George Hospital here, said that the government will also give cash employment to the injured.
In Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a disaster meeting to survey the situation and talked to CM Jagan. Director-General of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) SN Pradhan explained that leakage from the factory is now the smallest but the NDRF personnel will be at the area till it is completely locked.
Pradhan let out 500 people belonging to 200-250 families residing in the 3-km radius have been vacated to safer places. The leakage was documented when employees were readying for the reopening of the factory after the government gave relaxations in the coronavirus-forced lockdown.