06/13/15 9:40 AM

Ammonia Tanker Gas Leakage in Punjab; 6 Dead



Ammonia gas that leaked from a tanker in Ludhiana, Punjab killed 6 people. Atleast 100 others suffered breathlessness due to inhalation of the gas. A tanker started in Gujarat to transport ammonia gas to Ludhiana. The tanker got stuck behind a fly-over bridge at the bypass of Dhora. When its driver tried to get the tanker out of the bridge, the leakage occurred. Bodies of the deceased were sent to hospital for post-mortem. Victims who inhaled ammonia were sent to various nearby hospitals for getting treated. People are being transported from the area to safer locations.



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