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20 hospitalised after chlorine gas leakage in Pune

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 - 13:03

Pune: Twenty people were hospitalised
on Tuesday following a chlorine gas leak from an effluent treatment
plant in Pimpri Chinchwad area in Pune district.

The leakage in the plant triggered a scare in the area
with people living in nearby localities shifted temporarily as
a precautionary measure.

The patients, who complained of cough and eye
irritation after the gas leak, are in a stable condition,
hospital sources said.

The leakage has been plugged.


First Published: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 - 13:03

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