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22 killed in Nashik as oxygen tanker leaks in a hospital

At least 22 people were killed after leakage was reported from an oxygen tanker at a Nashik hospital.

The accident was reported from Dr Zakir Hussain Hospital on Wednesday afternoon.

Earlier, a leakage was reported from an oxygen tanker while refilling the tank, prompting the hospital and local administration officials to take measures to control the leak.

“Due to the valves leakage of the tanker in Nashik, there was massive oxygen leakage. There must definitely have been an impact on the hospital but I’m yet to gather more information. We’ll issue a press note after gathering more information,” said Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope.

The officials were present at the spot and an operation to contain the leak is underway.

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