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6 Killed, 500 Hospitalized After Chemical Plant Explosion

May 7, 2020
Six people died and at least 500 were hospitalized after an explosion at a chemical plant in Visakhapatnam, the largest and most populous city of the Andhra Pradesh district of India Thursday.
 
Officials sid the explosion was caused by a gas leak at the LG polymers plant. Many of those hospitalized experienced a burning sensation in their eyes, nausea, and have fallen unconscious. Two of the fatalities were children.