10 killed, 5000 affected by gas leak from Chemical plant in Vizag

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Visakhapatnam: At least 10 persons, including an 8-year-old girl, have died and over 5,000 people have been affected following a gas leak from a chemical plant in Vizag early Thursday morning (7 May 2020).

According to available reports, the leak occured around 3 am at LG Polymers industry at RR Venkatapuram near Naiduthota not far from Gopalapatnam.

The Police had immediately arrived on the scene and ambulances were pressed into service. People were also seen helping the victims who were immediately rushed to hospital for medical care and treatment.

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