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Dehradun: 24 hospitalised after Chlorine gas leak at Uttarakhand Jal Sansthan

At least 24 people were rushed to hospital after Chlorine gas leaked at Uttarakhand Jal Sansthan in Dehradun, said Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat.


By   |  Updated On : August 18, 2017 01:52 PM
Dehradun: 24 hospitalised after Chlorine gas leak at Uttarakhand Jal Sansthan

Dehradun: 24 hospitalised after Chlorine gas leak at Uttarakhand Jal Sansthan

New Delhi :  

At least 24 people were rushed to hospital after Chlorine gas leaked at Uttarakhand Jal Sansthan in Dehradun, said Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat.

Over 20 people working at Uttarakhand Jal Sansthan were taken to hospital following the complaints of dizziness and uneasiness after the gas leak.

Chief Minister Rawat, however, said the situation is under control now and he himself is monitoring the entire situation. A team of doctors led by CM's health advisor Naveen Baluni has deployed. 

"Over 2 dozen people were hospitalized due to Chlorine gas leak at Uttarakhand Jal Sansthan, Dehradun, the situation is in control," CM Rawat tweeted.

Chief Minister Rawat wished speedy recovery of affected people and assured that it will be ensured that such incidents don't repeat in future.

First Published: Friday, August 18, 2017 01:27 PM


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