1,400 Johor students, teachers evacuated due to gas leak

A STUDENT fainted and five more started vomiting after breathing in methane from a suspected chemical spill near Sg Kim Kim, Pasir Gudang, this morning.

“After a check detected methane in the atmosphere, we evacuated all those within a 500m radius of the gas leak. It involved some 1,400 students and teachers from SMK Taman Pasir Putih and SK Taman Pasir Putih,” said Zone 1 Fire and Rescue Department deputy chief Lokman Hakim Sulaiman in a statement.

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