Five hospitalised due to ammonia gas exposure

2018-09-14 10:14:22

At least five people were admitted to the Horana Base Hospital after being exposed to Ammonia gas at a rubber factory in Wagawatte, Horana this morning, Police said.

They said an ammonia gas cylinder has exploded while a group of workers were unloading some cylinders from a lorry.

Two of those hospitalized were in critical condition, Hospital sources said. (Buddhika Kumarasiri)


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  • DPerera Friday, 14 September 2018 17:22

    It is high time for GoSL to start a safety authority to monitor industrial safety and health matters.

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