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  Metros   Mumbai  16 Feb 2018  Thane: 1 dead, 11 hospitalised after suspected gas leak

Thane: 1 dead, 11 hospitalised after suspected gas leak

PTI
Published : Feb 16, 2018, 12:11 pm IST
Updated : Feb 16, 2018, 12:11 pm IST

According to police, 11 others were admitted to a private hospital in Kalyan and are said to be out of danger.

One worker, identified as Sanjay Sharma, died of suffocation and a case of accidental death was registered at Ulhasnagar city police station in this connection, police said. (Representational image | File)
 One worker, identified as Sanjay Sharma, died of suffocation and a case of accidental death was registered at Ulhasnagar city police station in this connection, police said. (Representational image | File)

Thane: A 34-year-old worker died and 11others were hospitalised after suspected leakage of hazardous gas in a rayon manufacturing unit at Shahad in Kalyan in the district, police said on Friday.

The incident took place late on Thursday night, they said.

 

"The process of mixing of three different gases was in progress at the unit, when around 11.30 pm some workers complained of nausea, eye irritation and suffocation, possibly due to leakage of hazardous gas. They were rushed to a hospital," a police officer said.

One worker, identified as Sanjay Sharma, died of suffocation and a case of accidental death was registered at Ulhasnagar city police station in this connection, police said.

According to police, 11 others were admitted to a private hospital in Kalyan and are said to be out of danger. Investigation into the case is on.

Tags: gas leak, rayon manufacturing unit, kalyan
Location: India, Maharashtra, Thane (Thana)