Gas leakage incident occurs at Engro chemical plant

KARACHI: Engro Polymer and Chemcial said that an isolated incident of gas leak occurred it plant at Port Qasim on Friday morning.

In a statement the company said that it was gathering complete details related to the incident.

“Based on initial reports, some people have been shifted to a nearby medical facility for treatment of vomiting/nausea condition,” it said.

The company’s staff is accompanying these people to ensure that they receive adequate medical treatment, it said. “No injuries or fatalities have been reported,” the company added.

It further said that specific areas of the plant have been taken offline as a precautionary measure, and the company will conduct a complete and thorough investigation into the incident and will keep the stock exchange informed with any material developments in the matter.

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