Madhya Pradesh: Suspected chlorine leak affects 41 workers in industrial area

As many as 41 employees working in various private factories in Mandideep Industrial Area in the district were affected by suspected chlorine gas leak from one of the units on Saturday, police said.

PTI| Updated: Nov 29, 2014, 23:33 PM IST

Raisen: As many as 41 employees working in various private factories in Mandideep Industrial Area in the district were affected by suspected chlorine gas leak from one of the units on Saturday, police said.

The leak started during the lunch break, police said.

The workers complained of vomiting and burning sensation in the eyes following which they were rushed to a hospital, Mandideep Police Station In-charge Narendra Singh Rathore said.

While 38 were admitted at the local Gitanjali Hospital, three were sent to Bhopal as their condition was serious, he said, adding, further probe is on.