70 Students Hospitalised After Gas Leak From KMML Factory

Published: 07th August 2014 04:30 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th August 2014 04:31 PM   |  A+A-

KOLLAM: At least 70 students were hospitalised after alleged gas leak at the KMML (Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited) factory in Kollam Thursday. Around 70 students from the nearby school and colleges of the factory were admitted in the hospital.

Around twenty students from the Chavara Government Girls Higher Secondary School and 30 students from the government college were admitted to the hospital. Two other students from the Kamankulangara school were also admitted.

On Wednesday, many residents including 60 students were admitted to the hospital after Hydrogen Sulphide leaked from the factory. The plant has been closed pending further investigation.

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