One Killed in Ammonia Gas Leak at Andhra Pradesh Industrial Plant

Kurnool District Collector G Veerapandian said the fire services personnel were trying to plug the gas leak.

Published27 Jun 2020, 09:13 AM IST
India
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A company official was killed due to ammonia gas leak from an industrial plant in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool district on Saturday, 27 June, police said.

The incident occurred at SPY Agro Industries Limited in Nandyal town.

Company general manager Srinivas Rao was killed in the mishap. Four others who were also present with him rushed out. All of them were reported safe.

Kurnool District Collector G Veerapandian said the fire services personnel were trying to plug the gas leak.

He said there was no danger to people living in areas around the plant. He appealed to people not to panic and remain indoors.

The incident in the plant owned by the family of former MP SPY Reddy occurred when the gas leaked from a pipeline, which was reportedly repaired on Friday.

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