Chattisgarh Paper Mill Gas Leak HIGHLIGHTS: Seven labourers hospitalised after toxic gas leak from paper factory in Raigarh, 3 critical

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Updated: May 7, 2020 8:18:06 pm

Paper Mill Gas Leak Chattisgarh Updates: Poisonous gas was leaked at Shakti Papers when cleaning work was underway. The paper mill is located in Tetla village.

Raigarh gas leakSeven workers admitted to hospital after gas leak reported at paper factory in Raigarh,

Chattisgarh Gas Leak Paper Mill Gas Leak Today News: At least seven people have been admitted to a hospital in Rigarh after they were exposed to poisonous gas that leaked from a paper factory. According to reports, a toxic gas leak was reported at Shakti Papers when cleaning work was underway. The paper mill is located in Tetla village. All the seven labourers have been admitted to a government hospital. The condition of three of them is said to be critical. “Poisonous Gas has leaked from a paper industry, Shakti Papers while cleaning the plant. Seven labourers have been admitted to hospital. 3 being shifted to Raipur for further treatment,” Dipanshu Kabra, IG Bilaspur, tweeted. Meanwhile, a team of forensic experts has been dispatched to the spot to ascertain the exact reason behind the leakage. The development comes on a day when at least 10 people died and hundreds had to be rushed to a hospital in Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh following a gas leak at the LG Polymers plant.

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Raigadh Paper Mill Gas Leak Latest News: Seven admitted to hospital

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    18:59 (IST)07 May 2020
    Raigadh Paper Mill Gas Leak: SP, Collector meet workers in hospital

    Raigadh Paper Mill Gas Leak: District Colector and SP meet the workers admitted in hospital. The workers have been shifted to Raipur for better medical care. 

    18:55 (IST)07 May 2020
    Raigadh Paper Mill Gas Leak: Chhattisgarh CM expresses concerns over incident

    Raigadh Paper Mill Gas Leak case: Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has expressed concern over the incident of laborers getting sick due to leakage of poisonous gas in a private paper mill at Tetla village in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh. 

    17:29 (IST)07 May 2020
    Three workers critical, shifted to Raipur for treatment

    Three of seven workers are in critical condition. While four are being treated at a government hospital here, remaining three are being shifted to Raipur.

    17:26 (IST)07 May 2020
    Chhattisgarh gas leak: Owner tried to hide from police

    According to Raigarh SP Santosh Singh, owner of the mill tried to hide the incident from administration and did not inform police. "A case will be registered," he said.

    17:25 (IST)07 May 2020
    Chattisgarh (Raigarh) gas leak: 7 hospitalised

    Raigarh Superintendent of Police Santosh Singh confirmed that seven workers of a paper mill have been hospitalised after being exposed to a gas leak. He said the incident took place while cleaning of a tank in the mill was underway.

    The tragedy in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh comes on a day when 11 people lost their lived and hundreds were admitted to hospital Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam after poisonous gas leak at the LG Polymers plant.
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