A gas explosion in Ghana’s Western Region has left over 100 people hospitalized.

Around 10-15 students are still admitted to the Hamdard Institute as a precautionary measure, a senior police officer said.

Asks as to why should they not be made liable to pay environment compensation

Johannesburg – More than 50 employees from a chemical factory in Germiston had to be rushed to hospital for respiratory problems on Monday morning after an alleged chemical leak.

SHANGHAI -- One person died and seven others were injured after a fire engulfed an aerosol factory in Shanghai on Wednesday, local authorities said.

The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) investigated the 17 April 2013 explosion at the West Fertilizer Company (WFC) that resulted in 15 fatalities, more than 260 injuries, and damage to more than 150 buildings. Among these structures were four nearby school buildings cumulatively housing children in grades kindergarten–12, a nursing care facility, and an apartment complex. The incident occurred during the evening when school was not in session, which reduced the number of injuries.

China had 232 chemical-related accidents from January to August this year, causing 199 deaths and 400 injuries, according to research from the environmental group Greenpeace published on Wednesday.

About 50 people fell ill in Bangladesh after inhaling gas that leaked from a fertiliser factory in the port town of Chittagong, an official said on Tuesday.

The Centre is feeling the need to amend the rules on chemical accidents in the wake of incidents in the “recent past”.

Indians living with the consequences of water pollution at the site of the 1984 Bhopal poison gas disaster sought to keep alive their U.S.

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