BRIEF-Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals shuts down Dahej TDI plant post gas leak

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BRIEF-Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals shuts down Dahej TDI plant post gas leak

Nov 3 (Reuters): - Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd GNFC.NS :

* Clarifies on news item "Dahej TDI plant shut down post gas leak"

* Says on Nov 2, there was a mechanical failure of heat exchanger at TDI-II plant of GNFC at Dahej

* Few contract workers and regular co workers got affected due to gas leak

* Says four contract workers from outside Gujarat died during treatment

* 6 additional affected workers are being administered best possible medical care

* Condition of 6 additional affected workers as per available medical report is not critical

* Says TDI plant of Dahej has been completely shut down

* Representative of dish contituted to examine reason of accident

* Third party safety audit by an internationally renowned company has been ordered

* Says there is no danger to human population in nearby villages

* Plant will be re-started only after safety audit has been completed and corrective actions taken

* Says "situation is completely under control" Source text: Further company coverage: GNFC.NS

(Bengaluru newsroom)

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