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Five hospitalised after Panchkula gas leak

Officials said the leak affected people living nearby. The area was cordoned off by the authorities.

chandigarh Updated: Aug 10, 2017 14:43 IST
Indo-Asian News Service
Indo-Asian News Service
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
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Over 30 persons were affected on Thursday following a suspected chlorine gas leak in Haryana’s Panchkula town . Five of them had to be hospitalised, officials said.

The leak took place from the Sector 20 waterworks, which is managed by the Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA). Victims complained of uneasiness, itching in eyes and other problems and were rushed to the General Hospital.

Officials said the leak affected people living nearby. The area was cordoned off by the authorities.

First Published: Aug 10, 2017 14:42 IST