Gas tanker-truck collision in Bhadrak; tanker develops leakage


Bhadrak: An LPG tanker developed leakage following a collision with a truck near Rahanja Chhak on National Highway-16 in Bhadrak district last night.

The district officials rushed to the spot who then informed the matter to the authorities of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) in Balasore.

Vehicular movement on the NH was prohibited while the nearby areas were cordoned off soon after the mishap.

Later, an engineering team of IOCL along with a rescue team reached the spot and launched an operation to control the leakage.

The fire tender units from Bhadrak and an ODRAF team were also alerted to carry out the rescue operation.

Movement of traffic was restored on the NH after the gas tanker was removed with the help of a crane.

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