Punjab News: A big accident took place in Ludhiana, Punjab on Sunday morning. Here 11 people including 5 children died due to poisonous gas leak. While more than 10 people fainted who could be saved immediately after treatment in the hospital. The dead include 5 women and 6 men. Ludhiana’s District Collector Surbhi Malik has confirmed these figures.
Samples taken from sewer main hole
After taking stock of the situation after reaching the spot, DC Surabhi Malik said, ‘People do not need to panic. NDRF teams are engaged in relief work. All possible help is being provided by the police and the administration. Prima facie it seems that this has happened because of sewer gas. At present, the investigation is being done for the details. Samples are being taken from the main hole that after reacting with which chemical, this deadly gas came out? At present, no news of any kind of pipeline burst has been received. In terms of safety, people are being advised to stay away from this area.
CM is taking moment by moment updates
On the other hand, Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann is also keeping an eye on the whole matter. They are taking moment-to-moment updates from the officials. At present, the entire area has been sealed and only selected people are being allowed inside. While tweeting some time ago, the CM had said, ‘The incident of gas leakage from the factory in Gyaspura area of Ludhiana is very sad. Police, government and NDRF teams are present on the spot. All possible help is being done. Rest of the information soon. The death toll due to poisonous gas leakage is increasing. Doctors are also doing everything possible for the good health of the hospitalized patients.
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