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Toxic gas leak

Officials investigate after reports of chlorine gas leak at Bakshi Dam, in Prayagraj.

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Mortal remains of the victims are seen outside LG Polymers industry as villagers stage a protest, demanding immediate closure of the plant after the chemical gas leakage incident, at RR Venkatapuram village in Visakhapatnam.

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Locals stage a protest against LG Polymers industry after the chemical gas leakage incident, demanding immediate closure of the plant, at RR Venkatapuram village in Visakhapatnam.

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Police personnel try to control the villagers as they stage a protest against LG Polymers industry after the chemical gas leakage incident, demanding immediate closure of the plant, at RR Venkatapuram village in Visakhapatnam.

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Police personnel try to control the villagers as they stage a protest against LG Polymers industry after the chemical gas leakage incident, demanding immediate closure of the plant, at RR Venkatapuram village in Visakhapatnam.

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Locals stage a protest against LG Polymers industry after the chemical gas leakage incident, demanding immediate closure of the plant, at RR Venkatapuram village in Visakhapatnam.

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Residents return back to RR Venkatapuram village, a day after the major chemical gas leak incident at LG Polymers plant, in RR Venkatapuram village in Visakhapatnam. A large number of people who rushed out of their houses from the surrounding areas after social media rumors of a second leak in the factory have started returning to their houses early on Friday morning.

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Affected people being treated at a hospital after a major chemical gas leakage at LG Polymers industry, in Visakhapatnam.

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An unconscious police official being taken for treatment to a hospital after a major chemical gas leakage at LG Polymers industry in RR Venkatapuram village, at a railway station in Visakhapatnam.

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Vapour billows out from LG Polymers industry after a major chemical gas leak, in RR Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam.

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Firefighters stand outside the LG Polymers industry after a major chemical gas leak, in RR Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam.

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Unconscious people affected by styrene vapour leak from a polymer plant, being carried to a hospital for treatment in a tempo, in Visakhapatnam.

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An ambulance carries people affected by styrene vapour leak from a polymer plant to a hospital from LG Polymers chemical plant, in Visakhapatnam.

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An unconscious woman affected by styrene vapour leak from a polymer plant, being carried to a hospital for treatment, in Visakhapatnam. So far 11 have people have died and thousand others exposed to the gas.

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy interacts with an elderly victim of the styrene chemical gas leak incident, being treated at KGH Hospital in Visakhapatnam.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs a meeting with National Disaster Management Authority officials regarding the situation in Visakhapatnam, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs a meeting of the National Disaster Management Authority regarding the situation in Visakhapatnam, in New Delhi.

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Affected children being treated at King George Hospital after a major chemical gas leakage at LG Polymers industry in RR Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam

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A father rushes to take his child for treatment at King George Hospital after a major chemical gas leakage at LG Polymers industry in RR Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam.

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NDRF personnel evacuate a pet dog after a major chemical gas leakage at LG Polymers industry in RR Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam.

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NDRF personnel evacuate an elderly woman after a major chemical gas leakage at LG Polymers industry in RR Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam.

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NDRF personnel evacuate an unconscious man after a major chemical gas leakage at LG Polymers industry in RR Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam.

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Vapour billows out from LG Polymers industry after a major chemical gas leak, in RR Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam.

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Firefighters walk with oxygen cylinders outside LG Polymers plant, the site of a chemical gas leak, in Vishakhapatnam. Synthetic chemical styrene leaked from the industrial plant in southern India early Thursday, leaving people struggling to breathe and collapsing in the streets as they tried to flee. Administrator Vinay Chand said several people fainted on the road and were rushed to a hospital.

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Affected people being taken to a hospital for treatment after a major chemical gas leakage at LG Polymers industry in RR Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam.

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Affected people being treated at King George Hospital after a major chemical gas leakage at LG Polymers industry in RR Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam.

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Affected children being treated at King George Hospital after a major chemical gas leakage at LG Polymers industry in RR Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam.

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Family members take their unconscious children to a hospital after a major chemical gas leakage at LG Polymers industry in RR Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam.

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An affected woman being taken for treatment at King George Hospital after a major chemical gas leakage at LG Polymers industry in RR Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam

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An affected child being treated at King George Hospital after a major chemical gas leakage at LG Polymers industry in RR Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam.

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A National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) soldier is fitted with gear before he proceeds to the area from where chemical gas leaked in Vishakhapatnam. Chemical gas leaked from an industrial plant in southern India early Thursday, leaving people struggling to breathe and collapsing in the streets as they tried to flee. Administrator Vinay Chand said several people fainted on the road and were rushed to a hospital.

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People pour water on a hatchling affected by a chemical gas leak in Vishakhapatnam. Chemical gas leaked from an industrial plant in southern India early Thursday, leaving people struggling to breathe and collapsing in the streets as they tried to flee. Administrator Vinay Chand said several people fainted on the road and were rushed to a hospital.

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An ambulance drives past the LG Polymers plant from where chemical gas leaked in Vishakhapatnam. Synthetic chemical styrene leaked from the industrial plant in southern India early Thursday, leaving people struggling to breathe and collapsing in the streets as they tried to flee. Administrator Vinay Chand said several people fainted on the road and were rushed to a hospital.

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A crowd gathers outside the LG Polymers plant from where chemical gas leaked in Vishakhapatnam. Synthetic chemical styrene leaked from the industrial plant in southern India early Thursday, leaving people struggling to breathe and collapsing in the streets as they tried to flee. Administrator Vinay Chand said several people fainted on the road and were rushed to a hospital.

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A woman falls to the ground as she attempts to sit down after being affected by a chemical gas leakage from LG Polymers industry in RR Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam

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A boy affected by a chemical gas leak is carried to an ambulance in Vishakhapatnam. Chemical gas leaked from an industrial plant in southern India early Thursday, leaving people struggling to breathe and collapsing in the streets as they tried to flee. Administrator Vinay Chand said several people fainted on the road and were rushed to a hospital.

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People affected by a chemical gas leak are carried in a truck for medical treatment in Vishakhapatnam. Chemical gas leaked from an industrial plant in southern India early Thursday, leaving people struggling to breathe and collapsing in the streets as they tried to flee. Administrator Vinay Chand said several people fainted on the road and were rushed to a hospital.

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People carry a woman affected by a chemical gas leak in Vishakhapatnam. Chemical gas leaked from an industrial plant in southern India early Thursday, leaving people struggling to breathe and collapsing in the streets as they tried to flee. Administrator Vinay Chand said several people fainted on the road and were rushed to a hospital.

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A man runs carrying a child affected by a chemical gas leak in Vishakhapatnam. Chemical gas leaked from an industrial plant in southern India early Thursday, leaving people struggling to breathe and collapsing in the streets as they tried to flee. Administrator Vinay Chand said several people fainted on the road and were rushed to a hospital.

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A boy affected by a chemical gas leak is carried for medical treatment in Vishakhapatnam. Chemical gas leaked from an industrial plant in southern India early Thursday, leaving people struggling to breathe and collapsing in the streets as they tried to flee. Administrator Vinay Chand said several people fainted on the road and were rushed to a hospital.

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Family members take their unconscious children to a hospital after a major chemical gas leakage at LG Polymers industry in RR Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam.

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A woman lies unconcious on the ground after being affected by a chemical gas leakage from LG Polymers industry in RR Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam.

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A woman who suffers from respiratory problem after a toxic gas leak, is rushed to a hospital by family members in Karachi, Pakistan.

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A family member comforts a woman who fainted after a toxic gas leak in Karachi, Pakistan. A toxic gas leak killed five people and sickened dozens of others in a coastal residential area in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, police said. The source of the leak, which occurred on Sunday night, and the type of gas that had leaked were not immediately known. On Tuesday some residents are still having breathing problems.

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