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Special team to probe into gas leak
2012-11-17 11:11:23
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A special committee is due to be appointed to carry out investigations on the gas leak in the Sapugaskanda oil refinery that resulted in two deaths yesterday, Petroleum Minister Susil Premajayantha informed the parliament today. 
 
The inhalation of poisonous gas that leaked from the Sapugaskanda oil refinery resulted in the death of two persons yesterday while nine others who inhaled the noxious gas were hospitalized. 
 

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Lalindra Saturday, 17 November 2012 06:12
Like in the contaminated fuel case, the dead might be asked to submit a affidavit that they inhaled the poisonous gas, if they are to get compensation.
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shan Saturday, 17 November 2012 06:41
We were shocked to hear about this incident. we were some of the pioneers who started this project in 1968 and we were processing the plant without any major incidence.
We wish to convey our condolence for the family of the deceased and pray for the speedy recovery of the injured, also we hope the plant will be back in producing very soon.If possible please shed us more information of what happened
Shan, Ranjit Karunaratne, Palitha Asoka Goonetilleke
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OMG Saturday, 17 November 2012 07:20
The special team will cost another cool billion rupees.

Save all that money and put some gas leak detectors and alarms in place.
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Yehiya Saturday, 17 November 2012 07:52
Useless team, most of law makers elected below the +12 education. What country directed.
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richardson Saturday, 17 November 2012 09:46
Feel sorry for the victims

Minister is full of gas
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Gunapala Saturday, 17 November 2012 20:48
After all the expense etc. They would find that there was a hole in the pipe, thats all, that caused the leak.
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Calistus Jayatilleke Monday, 19 November 2012 05:33
"There is a hole in your pipe, Dear Minister, dear minister"
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