Death toll in gas leak rises to 26


LAHORE - A leakage of poisonous gas from a tanker truck killed 26 people and sickened more than 900 in the Pakistani city of Lahore, hospital doctors said yesterday. More than 900 people were taken to various hospitals after the gas, which doctors said was ammonia, leaked from cylinders being carried on a truck through Lahore's populous Mughalpura district on Wednesday night.