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Work on to neutralise remaining Styrene gas at LG Polymers' Vizag plant

The Chief Secretary said the gas leak resulted in 12 deaths, while 454 others had to be admitted to various hospitals

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Gas leakage | Accident

Agencies  |  Visakhapatnam 

Experts were still trying to neutralise styrene gas at LG Polymers' Vizag plant on Friday, a day after gas leaked from the plant left 12 people dead and scores of others ill, officials said.

Chief Secretary Neelam Sawhney, who is camping in the coastal city to monitor the operations, exuded confidence that the operation to neutralise the remaining gas at the plant would be completed in 48 hours, news agency PTI reported. The top bureaucrat, who held a review meeting at the office of the District Collector, was told that the temperature in the storage tank was very high at ...

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First Published: Sat, May 09 2020. 11:36 IST
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