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Lucknow: Ammonia leak in a cold storage kills 2, others in critical condition

By Saima Siddiqui 
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Lucknow: Ammonia leak in a cold storage kills 2, others in critical condition

Lucknow: Two labourers were killed in a horrific incident that happened after an explosion in a pipeline which led to an ammonia gas leak at a private cold storage in Itaunja area of Lucknow late Saturday night. The unit is reportedly used for storing potatoes.

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According to police officials two others were in a critical condition and referred to KGMU Trauma Centre.

As a precautionary measure, the 500-meter area around the cold storage was cordoned off while the fire department brought the leakage under control.

Police circle officer, Bakshi Ka Talab, Hridesh Katheriya told media that the deceased were identified as Mishrilal 28 and Dharmendra 27.

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