Poonch: 25 students fall unconscious in gas leak

Poonch: As many as 25 school students fell unconscious on Tuesday after a gas leaked from a nearby poultry farm in border district of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir.

The students belonged to the Cryst High School and the incident happened at around 1400 hrs, police said.

The foul-smelling gas emanated from burning piled up garbage in a poultry farm, they said.

The students were rushed to the district hospital where they were given first aid, police said.