Pakistan

LAHORE (APP) – As many as 100 local residents including children and women fell unconscious when ammonia gas leaked in a cold storage in the Badami Bagh area of Lahore.


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According to rescue sources, the gas leakage enveloped the surrounding residential areas which left 40 unconscious who were taken to Mayo and Ganga Ram hospitals for treatment.

The hospital sources said, condition of the affected persons was out of danger. Advisor to the Punjab Chief Minister Khawaja Salman Rafique visited the Mayo Hospital and enquired after the health of the affected persons.

The rescue 1122 and City District Government Lahore (CDGL) teams reached the spot and controlled the leakage of the gas.

The hospital sources said condition of the affected persons was out of danger.

The residents staged a protest demonstration against the factory.

Advisor to the Punjab Chief Minister Khawaja Salman Rafique visited the Mayo Hospital and enquired after the health of the affected persons.

The rescue 1122 and City District Government Lahore (CDGL) teams reached the spot and controlled the leakage of the gas.