On 7th May at 2:30 AM a gas leak tragedy happened in Visakhapatnam which affected thousands of people around that area, taking the life of 9 people so far.
Several players, including the captain of the India National Cricket Team, have expressed their condolences to the families affected by the gas leak in Visakhapatnam. The tragedy at Visakhapatnam at 2:30 am has so far claimed the lives of nine people and more than a thousand are ill.
Villages located around 3 km of the factory have been affected due to the leakage of this poisonous gas. Describing the tragedy as unfortunate and tragic, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Ravindra Jadeja, and Sachin Tendulkar has expressed concern against those who have lost their lives.
Virat Kohli, captain of the Indian cricket team, tweeted about the Visakhapatnam gas accident,
My condolences to the families who lost their loved ones in the #VizagGasLeak. Praying for everyone affected and recovering in the hospital. 🙏🏼
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) May 7, 2020Advertisement
Sachin Tendulkar also tweeted and prayed for the impacted people due to this gas tragedy.
Visuals coming out of Vizag are heartbreaking. Praying for the quick recovery of the people who have been impacted by the gas leak and my deepest condolences with the families who have lost their loved ones.#VizagGasLeak.
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) May 7, 2020
Ravindra Jadeja also shows his condolences to the families affected.
The loss of lives is always sad and my condolences to the bereaved families. May god give you strength and I pray for the well being of everyone in the hospital. #VizagGasLeak
— Ravindrasinh jadeja (@imjadeja) May 7, 2020
Indian cricket team’s opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan wrote this
Shocked to hear about the #VizagGasLeak, I feel bad for all who lost their life. My heartfelt condolences to their family and loved ones. Let's all pray for the well-being in Visakhapatnam.
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) May 7, 2020
Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh called this tragedy unfortunate and prayed for the safety of the families.
Really unfortunate news of the #VizagGasLeak claiming lives and affecting many others. My deepest condolences to the family members of those deceased and praying for the quick recovery of those affected. Stay strong and safe Vizag
— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) May 7, 2020
Captain of Indian women cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur tweeted and says she is shocked by this news and she is praying for the safety of the people affected.
Deeply shocked & disturbed to hear the news coming from Vizag. Praying for the safety of the people who are affected. 🙏#VizagGasLeak
— Harmanpreet Kaur (@ImHarmanpreet) May 7, 2020
Right arm spinner Ravichandran also tweeted on this tragedy
A gas tragedy now??? Omg.. The visuals are so disturbing. God !!! Please have mercy🙏
— lets stay indoors India 🇮🇳 (@ashwinravi99) May 7, 2020
Hardik Pandya tweeted and shows his condolence towards the people affected.
The #VizagGasLeak is heartbreaking to see. Condolences to the loved ones of the victims and prayers to those affected.
— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) May 7, 2020
The state government and central government have taken steps to help the affected people due to this gas leak tragedy and has also taken the situation in control.