60 sick in Kolkata after inhaling gas
Kolkata, March 14 : At least 60 people fell sick after inhaling toxic chlorine gas in north Kolkata's Chitpore area Thursday, police said.
The gas had leaked out of a cylinder in a godown around 4 p.m. creating panic as people developed breathing problems and eye irritation.
The victims were admitted to the state-run R.G. Kar Hospital and Medical College.
Several fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The frie fighters later sealed the leaking cylinder.