India Gas Leak – level 2

13-05-2020 15:00

There was a fire in a chemical plant in India. After the fire started, a chemical gas leaked out, and it killed at least 13 people.

Around 1,000 people had problems being able to breathe, and they started to fall down in the street. People also had a rash, and their eyes hurt.

Officials evacuated all people who lived within about 3 miles of the plant. They were afraid that there could be another leak because the temperature at the plant was growing. Authorities advised people to wear wet clothes and masks. They told people not to eat unpacked food. Milk and bananas could help people feel better.

The plant was closed for several weeks because of the coronavirus, and it is ready to open soon.

Difficult words: leak (when a gas or liquid gets out of a place), rash (when the skin is red and it hurts), unpacked (without a box or bag).

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