Delhi School: At least 100 students hospitalised after gas leak in Tughlakabad’s school

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In a shocking incident, at least 100 students from a government school in South Delhi’s Tughlakabad area were hospitalised after a gas leak was reported on Saturday morning.

The incident came into light when students at Rani Jhansi School in Tughlakabad area complaint about irritation in eyes due to the gas leak.

In a statement School’s Vice Principal told the media, “Some students complained of irritation in eyes and throat due to the gas leak; 50-60 students hospitalised”.

It was reported that when the incident occurred classes were in the process. The gas leak took place from a container near the school’s building.

Romil Baaniya, DCP said in a statement, “Some chemical leakage at customs area of Tughlakabad depot has caused eye irritation to the girl students in Rani Jhansi School”.

It was learnt that an emergency call was made around 7.35am to the Fire Department about some chemical leakage at Tughlakabad depot which is near Rani Jhansi School.

However, Delhi government has ordered an investigation into the matter.

Following the incident, Manish Sisodia, Deputy chief minister of Delhi and Education minister moved to twitter and said:

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