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50 workers admitted to hospital after gas leak at Aligarh factory: Report

The incident reportedly took place at a meat factory located in Aligarh's Rorawar area where mostly women were working at the time.

The workers were rushed to a medical college after they complained of breathing.(ANI)
The workers were rushed to a medical college after they complained of breathing.(ANI)
Published on Sep 29, 2022 02:02 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Over 25 workers ill after ammonia gas leak at Balasore factory, some critical

The prawn processing factory is owned by the son of a former MP of the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD).

Representational image.
Representational image.
Updated on Sep 28, 2022 09:47 PM IST

Gas from Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline leaks into Baltic Sea

The pipeline has been one of the flashpoints in an escalating energy war between Europe and Moscow since Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February that has pummelled major Western economies and sent gas prices soaring.

FILE PHOTO: Security walks in front of the landfall facility of the Baltic Sea gas pipeline Nord Stream 2 in Lubmin, Germany, September 19, 2022.(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Security walks in front of the landfall facility of the Baltic Sea gas pipeline Nord Stream 2 in Lubmin, Germany, September 19, 2022.(REUTERS)
Published on Sep 27, 2022 03:41 AM IST
Reuters |

Gas leak at industrial area in Andhra Pradesh's Atchutapuram; many hospitalised

The police said the gas leak reportedly took place on the premises of Brandix. 50 people have been shifted to hospitals, and evacuation was underway on the premises.

Initial reports suggest that women employees fell unconscious due to vomiting and nausea.(ANI)
Initial reports suggest that women employees fell unconscious due to vomiting and nausea.(ANI)
Updated on Aug 02, 2022 10:39 PM IST

10 dead, 251  injured in toxic gas leak in Jordan's Aqaba port 

The Public Security Directorate said a gas tank sprung a leak while being transported. It did not identify the contents of the tanker.

The directorate said authorities sealed off the area after evacuating the injured to hospitals. (Representational image)(AFP)
The directorate said authorities sealed off the area after evacuating the injured to hospitals. (Representational image)(AFP)
Published on Jun 27, 2022 10:07 PM IST
AP |

178 women workers fall ill after gas leak in Andhra's Visakhapatnam

The gas leak has been reported at a factory of Porus Private Limited, the same company involved in a fire accident from a gas leak in April.

Gas leak (Representative image)
Gas leak (Representative image)
Updated on Jun 03, 2022 08:46 PM IST
By | Reported by Srinivasa Rao Apparasu

News updates from HT: 6 dead, 20 injured after gas leak in Gujarat mill 

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

Surat gas leak (Representational Image)
Surat gas leak (Representational Image)
Published on Jan 06, 2022 09:03 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Gujarat: At least 6 dead, 20 in critical state after gas leak at Surat mill

Media reports indicate that the accidental gas leakage occurred when a tanker driver was pouring chemicals into a drain near the printing mill.

Surat gas leak (Representational Image)
Surat gas leak (Representational Image)
Published on Jan 06, 2022 08:21 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Factory owner dead, 13 hospitalised after gas leakage in Tamil Nadu's Erode

More than 20 workers in the factory accidentally inhaled the fumes and 13 of them fell unconscious, the police said.

Dhamodharan (43), running the liquid chlorine factory near Chitode in the district, collapsed and died on the spot after the leakage from a cylinder he was refilling.(HT File)
Dhamodharan (43), running the liquid chlorine factory near Chitode in the district, collapsed and died on the spot after the leakage from a cylinder he was refilling.(HT File)
Published on Dec 11, 2021 07:35 PM IST
PTI | , Erode, Tamil Nadu

5 hospitalised due to toxic gas leakage in Delhi's RK Puram

The police said there was no fire accident in any gas cylinder or fumes from any place in Ekta Vihar. More details are awaited.

There is no fire in any gas cylinder and the situation is under control, the police said.(GETTY IMAGES (FOR REPRESENTATIONAL PURPOSE ONLY))
There is no fire in any gas cylinder and the situation is under control, the police said.(GETTY IMAGES (FOR REPRESENTATIONAL PURPOSE ONLY))
Published on Nov 25, 2021 10:42 AM IST
By | Written by Sharmita Kar | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi

'All we could see was smog': Panic after fumes emit from Badlapur firm

Sai Kiran, one of the residents of the area, said, “We could not even see the building next to ours. All we could see was smog."

Fire brigade officials informed that overheating of chemicals – such as benzene and sulphuric acid – stored at a factory in Badlapur MIDC released fumes into the air.(iStock)
Fire brigade officials informed that overheating of chemicals – such as benzene and sulphuric acid – stored at a factory in Badlapur MIDC released fumes into the air.(iStock)
Updated on Jun 04, 2021 09:07 AM IST
ByAnamika Gharat, Hindustan Times, Mumbai

Madrid blast: Mayor says 2 people dead, explosion apparently linked to gas leak

José Luis Martínez Almeida, who visited the site of the blast, told the local Telemadrid news channel that he couldn’t confirm how many people had been injured.

A nearby nursing home was evacuated although no injuries have been reported among the residents.(AFP )
A nearby nursing home was evacuated although no injuries have been reported among the residents.(AFP )
Published on Jan 20, 2021 08:52 PM IST
AP | , Madrid

‘Evacuation precautionary’: Vizag police dismiss report of second gas leak

The development comes in the backdrop of styrene gas leakage at LG Polymers industry in Vishakhapatnam’s RR Venkatapuram village early Thursday that left 11 people dead, 25 critically ill and close to 1,000 were reported sick.

Earlier on Thursday, gas leak at a chemical plant in Visakhapatnam claimed 11 lives.(ANI Photo)
Earlier on Thursday, gas leak at a chemical plant in Visakhapatnam claimed 11 lives.(ANI Photo)
Updated on May 08, 2020 07:35 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar

11 die in Vizag factory gas leak, hundreds evacuated

The incident prompted the Union government to issue an advisory to chemical plants to take extra precautions while restarting their operations from what will be more than a month’s halt due to the nationwide shutdown in place to reduce the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

Rescuers evacuate people after a gas leak at a chemical plant in Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhapatnam on Thursday.(AFP Photo)
Rescuers evacuate people after a gas leak at a chemical plant in Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhapatnam on Thursday.(AFP Photo)
Updated on May 08, 2020 02:16 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Hyderabad/New Delhi | ByHT Correspondents, Hyderabad/new Delhi

Panic as Vizag gas leak leaves villagers gasping for air

The incident at the LG Polymers unit, which produces plastic for industrial use, claimed the lives of at least 11 people with more feared to die as 25 people were in a critical condition, officials said

Firefighters stand outside the LG Polymers factory as styrene vapours linger at a distance(PTI Photo)
Firefighters stand outside the LG Polymers factory as styrene vapours linger at a distance(PTI Photo)
Updated on May 08, 2020 02:29 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Visakhapatnam | ByHTC and Agencies, Visakhapatnam

11 dead, over 1,000 fall sick after gas leak at Andhra Pradesh chemical plant

The incident happened at around 3 am at LG Polymers Ltd at Gopalapatnam, when people in the nearby colonies were fast asleep.

A boy affected by a chemical gas leak is carried for medical treatment in Vishakhapatnam, India, Thursday, May 7, 2020.(AP photo)
A boy affected by a chemical gas leak is carried for medical treatment in Vishakhapatnam, India, Thursday, May 7, 2020.(AP photo)
Updated on May 07, 2020 03:08 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Visakhapatnam | BySrinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
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