Ammonia gas leaks near school in Kochi

Ammonia gas leaks near school in Kochi

Kochi/Kerala, January 28: Students from a central school at Kochi’s Willingdon Island were evacuated on Saturday after they complained of suffocation due to an alleged ammonia gas leak.

The police said gas allegedly leaked from a tanker lorry.

No casualty has been reported in the incident.

Police said it was not a major leak, and the situation was soon brought under control.

Students were admitted to a nearby hospital after they complained about breathing problems, nausea and irritation in the eyes, the police added.