Gas Leakage In Delhi

As many as 200 school students were admitted to hospital after a gas leakage from a container truck in Delhi’s Tughlakabad on Saturday morning.

According to police, a call was received at around 7:35 am about some chemical leakage at customs area of Tughlaqabad depot, which is located near the Rani Jhansi School for Girls run by the city government. The school’s principal said the children complained of suffocation and irritation in the eyes.

Following the incident, teams of police and National Disaster Response Force, as well as CATS ambulance, reached the spot.

“Around 200 children have been admitted to four hospitals for treatment. No one is serious. The situation is normal,” Romil Baniya, Deputy Commissioner of Police, South-East, told ANI.

“Some chemical leakage at customs area of Tughlaqabad depot has caused eye irritation to the students in Rani Jhansi school,” DCP(Southeast) Romil Baaniya said.

The students were admitted to three hospitals.