Vizag Gas Leak - Highcourt issues notice to Center and State
AP High Court has issued notices to the state and the center over the gas leak incident in Visakhapatnam. The court has questioned why such a chemical plant is there amidst the human population. The court said it has taken suo moto cognizance of media reports about the death of eight persons and many falling sick due to leakage of styrene gas in the early morning of Thursday.
The court has directed both the state and central governments to respond to the incident by the next week. Responses from all these authorities are expected by the next week.