Hubballi: Residents of Sulla Road had anxious moments on Thursday morning after a cooking pipeline damaged by an earthmover while clearing blocked drainage.
According to Sripad Kulkarni, assistant manager O&M IOAGPL told that the local authority was cleaning a drainage using an earthmover while digging they damaged the pipeline which was passing through the drainage.
The O&M team rushed to the spot immediately and the gas was arrested within 15 minutes. He said the supply line was restored.
Deputy General Manager (Projects) of
IOAGPL Vinod Papal told that there was nothing to panic. The PNG is the safer gas, since it is lighter than air there is no risk, even if there was a leak, he said.