Leakage in Mathura-Jalandhar IOC pipeline
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Last Updated: Monday, July 12, 2010, 22:24
  
Mathura: Unidentified persons allegedly caused a leakage in the Mathura-Jalandhar pipeline supplying crude oil between Chumuha and Badhota villages here as Indian Oil Corporation today ordered an inquiry into the incident.

The leakage, detected on Saturday, was finally plugged after 36 hours of efforts by engineers and workers, IOC Chief Operation Manager E Haq said here.

"A probe has been ordered into the matter. The actual loss of petrol is being ascertained. The supply was hit for sometime," he said.

As a precautionary measure, night patrolling has been introduced in the area to prevent such incidents. "We have decided to establish a liaison with the villagers to assess information about the culprits," he said.

The leakage was discovered on Saturday evening when villagers informed the matter to police.

PTI


First Published: Monday, July 12, 2010, 22:24


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