200 students were admitted into hospital due to gas leakage at Rani Jhansi School in Tughlakabad. The gas leak was caused from a depot in southeast Delhi’s Tughlakabad area. The depot is near to the school at Railway Colony, Tughlakabad. Students fell sick due to the gas leakage. Immediately the children moved to 4 hospitals and the present situation with the children is OK.
Delhi school gas leak: 200 students take ill in Tughlakabad
“Around 200 children have been admitted to 4 hospitals for treatment, no one is serious,” said Romil Baniya, DCP South East. “The situation is normal now. No one is critical and the students are now being handed over to their parents.”
The senior officer from Delhi Fire Services has said that The emergency call was received at 7.35 AM about gas leakage and seven fire tenders were rushed to the spot.
“We have evacuated students, teachers and other staff from Rani Jhansi Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya in Tughlakabad,” a fire official said.
The treatment is presently offering for the students. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has said that 85 of the students complained about eye irritation. The treatment was presently being offered for the students.