A case of gas leakage has come to light in a Pharma company in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. This incident happened on Thursday morning. After this, there is an atmosphere of tension in the entire city. The condition is still not under control. The local administration and the Navy have evacuated the villages near the factory.
It is being told that there has been a leakage of dangerous poisonous gas from Visakha LG Polymer Company located in RR Venkatapuram. Three kilometres of the factory are affected due to this poisonous gas. At the moment, five villages were evacuated. Hundreds of people are reaching the hospital with headaches, vomiting and difficulty in breathing.
8 dead, 20 critical
8 people have died in a government hospital, while the condition of 20 people is said to be critical. It consists mostly of elders and children. It is being told that 150-170 people have been admitted to the government hospital. Apart from this, many people have also been admitted to the private hospital in Gopalapuram. 1500-2000 beds have been arranged.
PVC or Sterne Gas Leakage
Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation Commissioner Shrijna Gummalla said that according to the initial report PVC or stearne gas leak has occurred. The leak started at 2.30 am. Hundreds of people came in the grip of a gas leak and many people fainted, while some people are having trouble breathing.
Visakhapatnam is a major traveller destination and is particularly known for its beaches. It is referred to by many nicknames such as The City of Destiny and The Jewel of the East Coast. It has been selected as one of the Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under the Smart Cities Mission.
Visakhapatnam got its name from Lord Visakheswara Temple (Also known as Lord Karthikeya, second son of Lord Shiva) now located beneath the seawaters. … Thus Visakhapatnam became Vizagapatam and in short, Vizag. The citizens of Visakhapatnam came to be known as Vizagites.