Gas leak from tanker puts 8 Kerala nursing students in hospital

Hydrochloric acid leaked from the tanker lorry on Friday evening when it was en route to Ernakulam from neighbouring Karnataka.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jun 30, 2024 | 2:00 PMUpdatedJun 30, 2024 | 2:00 PM

Gas leak. Representational Image. (iStock)

At least eight students of a nursing college were hospitalised on Saturday, 29 June, following a hydrochloric acid gas leak from a tanker in Ramapuram in Kerala’s Kannur. They developed uneasiness and breathing difficulty and were rushed to Pariyaram Medical College and Pazhayangadi Taluk Hospital. Their condition is stable, police said.

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