POSTED AT 01:48 PM 14-09-2018
Five hospitalised due to ammonia gas exposure
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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.