Tragedies strike India amid coronavirus lockdown. It was a tragic Thursday for India as the nation witnessed not one but three industrial accidents. Two gas leaks and a boiler blast. India witnessed not one but three industrial accidents on Thursday. The first one, gas leak in LG Polymer Plant at R Venkatapuram village near Andhra Pradesh’s Vishakhapatnam, killed 11 people and made at least 1,000 others sick.
In a similar tragedy, seven people fell ill when the inhaled toxic gas at a paper mill factory in Chhattisgarh. Both these factories were getting ready to reopen after the lockdown. In another incident, eight people received burn injuries at a boiler blast at a thermal power plant in Neyveli, Tamil Nadu.