Gas leak in Ludhiana creates panic among locals

A dreadful ammonia gas leak in a closed ice factory terrified the people of Deep Nagar's Gill road in Ludhiana on Wednesday. Fire tenders rushed to the spot and started the relief work after getting a call from the locals. Fire official Rajinder Sharma threw light on the incident and asserted that after getting the gas leak information, fire tenders rushed to the spot and sprinkled water on the gas-affected areas to dissolve the gas and also fixed the leakage. He further said that the situation is now under control. During the gas leakage in the area people had problems of burning sensation in their eyes, headache and nervousness. The closed ice factory in which the gas leak happened is 20 years old.