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2 killed in Dr Reddy's nitrogen gas leak

Two persons died after inhaling poisonous gas at a manufacturing facility belonging to city-based pharmaceutical major Dr Reddy’s Laboratories. The incident took place on Tuesday night at the company’s Unit-III, which was set up recently at Bollaram in Medak district of Andhra Pradesh. The deceased have been identified as Chiranjeevi Sridhar Reddy (38), a production chemist, and Deepak Jena (22), a contract labourer from Orissa. Both of them were on night duty. The police have registered a case and are carrying out investigations. The Bollaram facility is a US Food & Drug ...