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11 injured in Bhilai gas leak


Bhilai, June 12 :

Eleven workers were injured Thursday in a gas leak at Chhattisgarh’s Bhillai Steel Plant and have been admitted to hospital, the company said.

“All affected persons have been rushed immediately to the hospital. Best medical care is being provided to all of them and 11 persons have been admitted to ICU.

“Plant management is providing all the possible care and support and efforts are on for an early liquidation from the breakdown,” a company statement said.

The mishap occurred due to breakdown in Water Pump House No-2 that affected people working nearby. 

“High level enquiry shall be conducted to ascertain the cause of the breakdown and management will extend all the support to the affected persons,” the statement said.