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ONGC gas pipeline bursts in east Godavari

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 00:17

Rajahmundry: A pipeline supplying gas of the Oil and National Gas Corporation (ONGC) bursted tonight here causing panic among locals, police said.

The pipe burst was reported from Ponnamanda village in east Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, they said.

The locals informed the police when they heard a loud
explosion and noticed flames billowing out of the gas pipeline
passing through the village.

Officials of ONGC and GAIL have been informed about the incident and they are expected to reach the site soon, a top
official said.


First Published: Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 00:17

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