SRINAGAR: Sudden emissions of gas from a tube well in Bomai village of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district created panic among locals.
Accusing the concerned department of carelessness, locals said that the well was dug to meet up water scarcity in Logripora village of Bomai, however, sudden gas emissions created panic. among villagers.
They accused Jal Shakti Department of carelessness stating that no official visited the site to look into the matter. “When we brought the matter before the concerned officials, they asked us to block the tube well with the help of JCB, but didn’t even bother to visit the village themselves,” the locals alleged.
Meanwhile, the locals have appealed to the higher authorities to look into the matter at an earliest. (KNO)