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Chemical watchdog to investigate Syria chlorine gas claims

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 03:06

The global chemical weapons watchdog overseeing the destruction of Syria`s toxic stockpile will send a fact-finding mission to Syria to investigate allegations by rebels and activists of chlorine gas attacks, the organisation said on Tuesday.

Syria asked to probe chlorine gas use

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 22:16

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) urged the Syrian government to form a fact-finding mission to look into the allegations of chlorine gas use in rebel-held areas, an official said Sunday.

Panic as Russia mistakenly reports 55 deaths from `toxic gas`

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 16:18

Russians in Siberia were thrown into momentary panic on Friday when the emergencies ministry mistakenly issued a press release reporting 55 people had died from inhaling toxic chlorine gas.

Chlorine gas leak in Nangal sparks panic

Last Updated: Friday, April 19, 2013, 22:54

Panic gripped Nangal area following alleged leakage of chlorine gas from Punjab Alkalies and Chemicals Limited plant.

Nine workers fall ill in chlorine gas leak

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 09, 2013, 22:33

At least 9 workers Wednesday fell ill due to leakage of chlorine gas at the Talcher Thermal Power Station (TTPS) in Odisha`s Angul district, police said.

17 people fall ill after chlorine gas leak

Last Updated: Sunday, November 27, 2011, 00:26

At least 17 people fell ill, four of them seriously, after being exposed to chlorine gas which leaked during water purification.

Thirty hospitalized after chlorine gas leak in Brazil

Last Updated: Monday, May 23, 2011, 01:00

Chlorine gas leaked from a petrochemical plant has sent 30 people to the hospital in northeastern Brazil, with difficulty in breathing and a burning sensation in the eyes and mouth. .

Chlorine gas leak detected on time: Chemfab Alkalis

Last Updated: Saturday, January 29, 2011, 14:03

Three days after a chlorine gas leak from its factory left 300 people affected, Chemfab Alkalis Ltd said the leakage had been detected on time and turned off but a strong wind carried the gas outside the premises.

300 hospitalised after chlorine gas leak in Pondicherry

Last Updated: Thursday, January 27, 2011, 00:39

At least 300 people living near Chemfab Alkalis Ltd`s plant in Pondicherry were hospitalized Wednesday after a chlorine gas leak from the factory affected them.

20 hospitalised after chlorine gas leakage in Pune

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

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

80 more hazardous cylinders were found in MPT premises: NDRF

Last Updated: Sunday, July 25, 2010, 09:11

The NDRF, which is undertaking neutralisation of chlorine gas from cylinders at Mumbai Port Trust (MPT) following the gas leakage incident, said 80 more hazardous gas cylinders were found in the MPT premises in south Mumbai.

Mumbai: Probe report on chlorine gas leak within two weeks

Last Updated: Friday, July 16, 2010, 23:00

An inquiry report by Mumbai Port Trust (MPT) into the chlorine gas leakage incident would be ready within two weeks, while the process of neutralising the gas from the cylinders is in full swing.