Chennai family suffocates to death due to gas leak from AC after power
Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 9:59 PM
Three members of a Chennai family died of asphyxiation caused by a gas leak from the air conditioner while asleep in their house on Monday. According to police, the family must have slept with the inverter for their AC switched on after the electricity was restored, which caused leakage. "Doors and windows were closed so they suffocated," police added.
3 towns evacuated after 70 fires, gas explosions reported in US
Friday, September 14, 2018, 12:39 PM
Mass evacuations from three towns in the US state of Massachusetts were underway after at least 70 fires, suspected gas explosions and gas odour were reported by the residents. At least six injuries have been reported so far. Gas lines in the towns were depressurised and the power was shut off, Massachusetts State Police said.