The gas leak was reported around 10.22 pm at the factory in Shirgaon MIDC of Badlapur (East).
IFFCO Deputy Manager Abhay Nandan and Assistant Manager V P Singh died in the incident.
The mishap took place at the Coal Chemical Department of the RSP in the morning, when a total of 10 workers were on duty.
Two persons died while four persons were admitted to hospital following benzimidazole gas leakage at the Sainor Life Sciences Pvt Ltd, a pharma company located at the Jawahar Pharma City.
Kurnool District Collector said the fire services personnel were trying to plug the gas leak.
Many residents complained of suspected gas leak from Chembur, Ghatkopar, Powai and Vikhroli areas late on Saturday night.
Absence of codified tort law is one of the reasons that such incidents bypass the normal statutes with minimum damages, writes Areeb Uddin, a law student at Aligarh Muslim University.
He said the fumes that were seen coming out is a "technical" issue that is reported during the plugging process.
The National Green Tribunal has issued notices to the Centre, LG Polymers India Pvt and Central Pollution Control Board for the Visakhapatnam chemical factory gas leak incident.
At least 11 people, including a child, were killed following a chemical gas leakage at LG Polymers industry in RR Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam, early Thursday morning.
The factory owner did not inform the administration about the incident, which only came to light after the hospital authorities alerted the police
Long-term exposure to Styrene could drastically affect the central nervous system and lead to other related problems like peripheral neuropathy.
Right to life of the victims has been grossly violated.At a time when human lives across the country are at stake due to spread of COVID-19 virus and everyone is forced to stay indoor, the gruesome tragedy has come as a bolt from the blue for the people, the right panel said.
Eyewitnesses said at least two people died after falling in a canal while another person was drowned in an open well while running in darkness to save their lives.
The police evacuated 100 people from nearby residential areas of Hargovind cold storage in Nalvi village.
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