In a tragic news, at least two people have died while 15 fell ill due to gas leakage at Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) plant at Phoolpur fell
The employees who fell ill have been admitted to the hospital.
The incident occurred on Tuesday night. Two senior IFFCO officials died following the ammonia gas leakage in one of the units of the plant. They have been identified as VP Singh and Abhay Nandan.
A plant unit has been closed and the gas leakage has stopped now. The situation is under control, informed Prayagraj DM Bhanu Chandra Goswami.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief over the incident and has instructed officials to carry out relief work expeditiously.
He has further ordered to investigate the cause of the incident.