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New Delhi, May 29 : A leak in a consignment of “sodium iodide class 7 category liquid” triggered panic at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here early Friday morning, a CISF officer said, adding the situation is under control. (Read: Air India Airbus makes emergency landing, all 169 on board safe) Also Read - Delhi Government Extends COVID Guidelines for UK Returnees Till January 31
“A consignment of sodium iodide class 7 category liquid reached the IGI Airport in Turkish Airlines around 4.35 a.m. As it was being moved to a secure place from where it had to be sent to Fortis Hospital, a leak was noticed,” a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) officer told IANS on condition of anonymity. Also Read - Flying Out of Delhi Will Cost Passengers More From February 1 | Here's Why
He said though the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) was informed, the situation was under control and there was no need to panic. The officer said that Fortis Hospital procures the consignment of sodium iodide class 7 category liquid on a regular basis.