New Delhi: A gas leak has been reported close to a school in south Delhi this morning. Students have been evacuated. 50 to 60 students have been hospitalised, the vice principal of the school told news agency.
The incident took place close to Rani Jhansi Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya in Tughlakabad area. The school is located in a railway colony. Police and ambulances have reached the spot. Police officials are trying to find out the cause of the leak.
“Some students complained of irritation in the eyes & throat due to the gas leak,” the vice principal of the school has been quoted as telling news agency ANI. The classes were underway when the gas leak took place.