Ammonia leak at Dum Dum, 5,000 affected
KOLKATA, 23 JAN: Seventy people fell ill and 5,000 people were affected following leakage of ammonia gas from a cold storage at Nagerbazar in Dum Dum today. Panic gripped residents and many fled the locality.
Around 5,000 people were affected and some of them were admitted to a local hospital. Residents developed breathing problems and eye irritation.