Andhra: Second gas leak near Visakhapatnam Industrial Area; Over 50 hospitalised

Another gas leak was reported near the port city of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. At least 50 workers fell ill after a gas leak at a garment manufacturing unit in Brandix Special Economic Zone in Anakapally district under Greater Visakhapatnam. Workers complained of nausea and vomiting after the gas leak. A similar incident occurred in the district on June 3, when more than 200 women laborers were rendered unconscious due to eye pain, nausea and vomiting. Officials suspect an ammonia gas leak from the Porous Laboratories unit in the area. View this report to learn more.

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