85 school students hospitalised due to gas leakage in south east delhi

Vastavam web: Eighty-five school students were hospitalised today after they complained of irritation in eyes due to gas leakage from a container depot near their school in southeast Delhi’s Tughlakabad area.The Delhi government has ordered a magisterial probe into the incident.According to the police, a call was received at around 7:35 AM about some chemical leakage at customs area of Tughlaqabad depot, which is located near Rani Jhansi School for girls run by the city government.”Some chemical leakage at customs area of Tughlaqabad depot has caused eye irritation to the girl students in Rani Jhansi school,” DCP (Southeast) Romil Baaniya said.
The students were admitted to three hospitals.The police said that the source of leakage is yet to be ascertained.According to Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, the students are fine.He said that he has ordered the area district magistrate and SDM to launch a probe into the gas leakage incident at the container depot.