NDRF refutes 2nd gas leak rumours at Vizag
Fearing gas leakage, people slept outside their houses in Visakhapatnam. NDRF chief S N Pradhan dismissed reports of a second leakage, saying it was not true.
Earlier, Para-Tertiary Butyl Catechol(PTBC) was flown to Visakhapatnam to neutralize gas leak. PTBC reached Visakhapatnam from Gujarat to neutralise the impact of gas leak. The AP government announced that the gas was neutralised.
An Air India flight airlifted the chemical to Visakhapatnam via Mumbai and Pune. Gas fumes leaked from a tanker at LG Polymers on the outskirts of Visakhapatnam claimed 12 lives and affected 1,000 others.