People should not come to villages until the expert committee gives report on Vizag gas leak incident, Avanthi Srinivas asserts

People should not come to villages until the expert committee gives report on Vizag gas leak incident, Avanthi Srinivas asserts
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Andhra Pradesh State Culture and Tourism Minister Avanthi Srinivas
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State Culture and Tourism Minister Avanthi Srinivas said the Expert Committee will study the conditions of residence in the Visakhapatnam gas leak affected villages.

State Culture and Tourism Minister Avanthi Srinivas said the Expert Committee will study the conditions of residence in the Visakhapatnam gas leak affected villages. "The temperature at the styrene gas tank at the LG Polymers Company in Visakhapatnam has been reduced to 80 degrees; the situation is completely under control in the areas, " the minister said. The minister asked people not to come to the villages until an expert committee report has arrived.

Meanwhile, the DMHO Thirumala Rao said all the victims of the gas leak accident were being treated for a speedy recovery. 411 patients were treated at various hospitals in Visakhapatnam. Some of them have already recovered. "Arrangements are being made to discharge the recovered victims; the victims will be sent to their homes in accordance with the latest situation and authorities' directives in the poisoned villages, " he said. Thirumala Rao explained that in the future, the medical camps will be set up so that people will not be affected by this gasoline effect.

Meanwhile, the LG Polymers GM Mohan said the situation at the Styrene gas tank of LG Polymers Company was in full control. The styrene liquid that caused the accident was a frozen polymer. GM has made it clear that no toxins are coming out of it. He said measures are being taken to keep the temperature under control in these tanks. GM Mohan Rao said he was planning to withdraw the liquid styrene in the tanks.

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