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Gas leakage from a chemical plant in Visakhapatnam was reported earlier today. This leakage from LG Polymers chemical plant in RR Venkatapuram village reportedly led to the death of ten people, including two children.
Over 300 people have been already hospitalised after the incident, 5,000 others are reported sick.
Locals were seen panicking from around the area. Many people were seen lying unconscious on roads while some faced breathing difficulties. Here are some devastating visuals from after the incident.
Several people, including children, were shifted to hospital following the gas leak at LG Polymers in #Visakhapatnam.— The New Indian Express (@NewIndianXpress) May 7, 2020
Express video | G Satyanarayana.@xpressandhra #VizagGasLeak pic.twitter.com/xTz5dG1fhO
We have woke up to up such terrible news... Vizag - The City Of Destiny⠀— M.Danish Khan 💯% followback 🇮🇳🇮🇳 (@MdkhanINC) May 7, 2020
Over 1,000 people fell sick and many faced breathing⠀
difficulties after an alleged gas leak from a chemical⠀
plant in Vizag on Thursday early morning.😢#VizagGasLeak pic.twitter.com/6zlOLr3Uci
Vizag gas leak was horrible which took place in 3 am at night where 5000 people suffered 8 died over 1 km it affect . Cattles died . It is a nightmare¥✓✓ pic.twitter.com/hClQpyelXd— ALAN WALKER 2.0 (@ALANWALKER204) May 7, 2020
Shocked and extremely depressed after viewing #VizagGasLeak visuals, someone's negligence has cost many lives.— Qari Sohaib कारी सोहैब قاری صہیب (@qarisohaibrjd) May 7, 2020
Praying for everyone affected in Vizag. Condolences to the bereaved families.
Request you all to Pray for them🙏#VizagGasLeak pic.twitter.com/9j9Ilc5cAY
Here's praying for the people and families affected by this catastrophic incident.