Tadipatri: In a tragedy caused by leak of carbon monoxide in the Steel Melting Shop (SMS) of Gerdaue Steel Plant, six workers were killed and four more were injured here on Thursday. According to local sources, the mishap occurred in the evening when workers were busily engaged in welding works. Suddenly, Carbon Monoxide leaked from the SMS unit. Two workers died after inhaling the poisonous gas while four others died while being taken to the local government hospital.
Gas leak kills 6 at Tadipatri steel plant
The deceased have been identified as B.Ranganath(21), K.Manoj Kumar (24), U Gangadhar (37), S Ashwin Basha (38), K Siva Maddileti (26) and Guruvaiah (40).