Gas Leak
Gas Leak
Balasore: At least 60 persons were hospitalized after inhaling toxic gas, leaked from a pesticide manufacturing unit Krishi Rasayan at Maitapur under Simulia police station in Balasore district on Saturday evening.

The affected villagers are undergoing treatment at a local hospital. All those affected are safe, said Balasore Chief District Medical Officer Iqbal Ahmed.

When asked about the incident, Balasore Collector Akhil Bihari Ota said, “I have sought an inquiry report from the ADM, currently at the site, as well as from the Pollution Control Board over the incident.”