Visakhapatnam: 6 people, including a child, died due to gas leaking in a pharma company plant at around 2:30 am today, while 100 people are in critical condition. More than 1000 people have been admitted to the hospital. 3 km from this gas leak. The area has been affected. As a precautionary 6 villages have been evacuated. The gas leaked from the plant is being named as styrene. Now the news is coming that the leakage of gas from the plant has started once again. According to the information, it may take a few hours to overcome the situation. Please tell that RR of Visakhapatnam In the Venkatapuram village, chemical gas leaked into the LG polymer industry at around 2.30 pm. For this reason, the people present there were taken to the hospital after complaining of irritation in eyes and difficulty in breathing. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is monitoring this entire situation. He has called a disaster management meeting to take stock of the situation. PM Modi tweeted, ‘I have spoken to the officials of MHA (Ministry of Home Affairs) and NDMA (National Disaster Management Authority) about the situation in Visakhapatnam which is being closely monitored. I pray for the safety and welfare of all in Visakhapatnam. ‘ PM Narendra Modi CM of Andhra Pradesh Y.S. Have a conversation with Jaganmohan Reddy. He assured all help and support. Home Minister Amit Shah has also tweeted that the incident is being monitored. Amit Shah tweeted, ‘The incident in Visakhapatnam is disturbing. Talked to NDMA officials and concerned officials. We are constantly and closely monitoring the situation. I pray for the people of Visakhapatnam to be good. The effect of styrene gas on the body – respiratory distress – Body rashes – Burning eyes – vomiting – Fainting How dangerous is styrene gas? – These gases used to make things like plastics, paints, tires – Burning sensation in the body, direct effect on the central nervous system – styrene gas is very dangerous for children, respiratory patients What to take care of such a situation – No need to run – The wet cloth should be placed over the mouth – The patient should take a long breath while lying down if he is unable to breathe then seek oxygen help. It is being told that when gas leaked, people started getting nervous and had trouble breathing. The reason for the gas leak has not been known yet. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has inquired about the incident and directed the District Collector to ensure that the affected people get proper treatment.
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