Ambala: Gas tanker overturns, traffic disrupted

A gas tanker carrying around 17 tons LPG gas overturned on Thursday, resulting in disruption of vehicular traffic for about four hours.

Ambala: A gas tanker carrying around
17 tons LPG gas overturned on Thursday, resulting in disruption
of vehicular traffic for about four hours.

The incident took place near Jandli Bridge when the
tanker, en route to Hoshiarpur in Punjab from Mumbai, detached
from the front engine body and overturned, police said.

However, there was no report of any untoward incident.
Two fire tenders and a technical team were deployed on the
site to deal with any eventuality.

Traffic remain suspended on the highway for four hours
and the vehicles were diverted through alternative route.

The traffic was restored after the tanker was put back on
the road with the help of five cranes.

PTI

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