TIRUPATI: As many as 25 people were hospitalised late on Thursday after they inhaled a gas that leaked from a dairy unit at Bandapalli village in Putalapattu mandal of Chittoor district. The condition of five of them is said to be critical.
It is suspected that ammonia gas had leaked from the dairy unit. The affected people have been shifted to Chittoor government hospital. The cause of the gas leak is not clear.
Revenue and police officials visited the plant and took up measures to plug the leak. Minister P Ramachandra Reddy spoke to the district collector and directed him to provide the best possible medical care to the affected.


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