2 killed, 3 injured after ammonia leak at Petronas fertiliser plant in Malaysia

2 killed, 3 injured after ammonia leak at Petronas fertiliser plant in Malaysia

11:14 AM, 16th August 2016
2 killed, 3 injured after ammonia leak at Petronas fertiliser plant in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA: Two workers killed and three injured after a hazardous gas, ammonia leak at Petronas Chemicals Group Berhad’s plant in the eastern state of Sabah, Malaysia.

The incident happened at Petronas Chemicals Fertiliser Sabah Sdn Bhd (PCFSSB), the company said in a statement.

"The incident lead to no immediate threat to the surrounding communities or the environment. The three affected personnel’s have received appropriate medical treatment.  An investigation is being carried out to determine the cause of the leak," it continued.

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