Vizag gas leak kills at least 11, impacts another 1,000 people; disturbing visuals bring back memories of Bhopal gas tragedy
As India was grappling with the coronavirus pandemic, another mishap at a plastic factory in Andhra Pradesh's Vishakhapatnam district killed at least 11 people, including one child and lead to the hospitalistaion of hundreds others.
Vizag gas leak Updates: Andhra govt to airlift 500 kgs of PTBC from Daman to neutralise chemical; special NDRF team to fly in from Pune
Vizag Gas Leak LIVE Updates: The Central government is flying in a specialised CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear) team of the NDRF from Pune to Vishakhapatnam.
What is styrene gas, how it affects the body and other questions you may have about the Vizag gas leak
The leak has spread in a radius of 3 km around the chemical plant at RR Venkatapuram close to Gopalapatnam.
Some of the long term effects include headaches, depression, fatigue and weakness, hearing loss, balance and concentration problems, cancer.
Six killed, over 30 injured in China's Jiangsu province after powerful explosion rocks chemical plant
Eye-witnesses said several workers were trapped after buildings were knocked down by the shockwave stated to be a mild tremor caused by the blast which took place in a pesticide plant. The blast at a chemical plant in China also shattered windows of nearby residential houses.
At least four workers were killed and nine others injured on Sunday in a blast at a chemical plant on the city's outskirts, a senior official said.
A fire broke out at a chemical plant in Vadodara on Tuesday, media reports said.There have been no reports of any casualties so far, NDTV reported.
Beijing: Eight people have been killed and five injured in an explosion and fire at a chemical plant in eastern China's Shandong province.