Ammonia Gas Leak In AP; 14 Women Workers Fall Ill

May 06, 2017 17:56
Ammonia Gas Leak In AP; 14 Women Workers Fall Ill

In a bizzare incident, around fourteen women workers fell sick after the ammonia gas leakage in a processing company.

Police officials reported that the company is located at Gurajanapally village of Karapa mandalam in the AP district. All the women have been admitted to a government hospital at Kakinada in East Godavari district. The condition of two of the workers is said to be critical.

The gas leak took place at an aqua processing company Veerabhadra Exports, on yesterday. All the workers were inside the unit when the pipeline carrying ammonia gas broke. While most of the workers managed to come out of the company, 14 women who could not escape on time were affected by the gas leak, said the police officials.

The police officials said, all the women are in the age group of 20 to 30. The factory has been sealed after the incident.

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