KARACHI: Pakistani scientist, Dr Atta ur Rahman said that the poisonous gas in the Kemari was produced by Soybean.
Speaking exclusively to BOL News, the President of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Science and Technology Task Force, Dr Atta ur Rahman confirmed that many people died in Kemari because of the gas spreading from soybean compounds.
Dr Ata ur Rahman said that air pollution was being created from offloading soybeans from the anchor-style ships at Karachi port and this uploading has now been halted.
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Gepostet von BOL am Dienstag, 18. Februar 2020
Earlier on today, Death toll due to suspected gas leak in the Keamari area of Karachi has risen to fourteen, Bol news reported on Tuesday.
The gas leak, reported first late Sunday night, caused panic as people rushed to hospitals, complaining of respiratory problems, police officials and doctors said.
Authorities said the real cause of the incident could not be ascertained.
Sources said the leakage occurred during the offloading of chemicals from a cargo ship anchored at Keamari Jetty.
The deceased included two women as well.
Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs, Ali Zaidi said a team of Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Defence (NBCD) under Pakistan Navy was engaged in chemical analysis of the unidentified gas.