Over 100 students admitted to hospital after gas leak in South Delhi


More than 100 school students were admitted to hospital after a gas leak from a container depot in Delhi's Tughlakabad on Saturday morning.

Some students complained of irritation in eyes and throat due to gas leak.
According to police, a call was received at around 7:35am about some chemical leakage at customs area of Tughlaqabad depot, which is located near Rani Jhansi School for girls run by the city government.
Following the incident, teams of police and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) as well as CATS ambulance reached the spot.

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

The students were admitted to three hospitals.
Police said that the source of leakage is yet to be ascertained.
According to deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, the students are fine.

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