3dMIST8PHXM Gas leak near schools causes nausea, fainting
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Gas leak near schools causes nausea, fainting


Last Update: 07/03/2019




JOHOR BAHRU, March 7 (Bernama) -- A student fainted and five more started vomiting after breathing in methane from a suspected chemical spill in the vicinity of Sungai Kim Kim, near Pasir Gudang this morning.

“After an investigation detected methane in the atmosphere, we did an evacuation of anyone within a 500m radius of the gas leak involving some 1,400 students and teachers from Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Taman Pasir Putih and Sekolah Kebangsaan Taman Pasir Putih,” said Zone 1 Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia (JBPM) deputy chief, Lokman Hakim Sulaiman, in a statement today. 

He said the report of a gas leak and spill was received at 5.15am, adding a press conference will be held for more updates soon.

The male student who fainted was taken to Hospital Sultan Ismail.

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