Odisha: Over 100 Hospitalised after Ammonia #GasLeak at Prawn Processing Unit in #Balasore

Balasore: Over 100 Hospitalised after Ammonia #GasLeak At Prawn Processing Unit of Falcon Marine Exports In Balasore.

Balasore Collector says, the mishap occurred due to chlorine gas leak and more doctors are being brought from other districts to help in treatment

Whatever happened was unfortunate; there was no gas leak inside the factory, the mishap occurred due to bleaching powder; company authorities are taking all steps and we are investigating the matter says Falcon Marine Exports chairman Tara Patnaik.

Labour Commissioner will investigate the incident & also find out whether children were working in the factory says Labour Minister Sushant Singh ensuring stern action against those responsible for the accident .

Case registered at Khantapada PS; SP & IG Balasore at spot/hospital; 3 factory officials detained and a special forensic team being sent from Bhubaneswar to assist in investigation, tweets Odisha DGP.

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