LPG Tanker leaks on Sgr-Jmu Highway

KL Report


Panic gripped on the Srinagar Jammu Highway on Thursday when a LPG tanker started leaking after turning turtle near Jawahar tunnel.

The Traffic was immediately suspended on the busy highway however later it was resumed.

“A LPG tanker turned turtle at the Titanic Post near the tunnel on the highway at around 11 pm last night,” an official said.

The tanker skidded downhill and started leaking the gas, following which the authorities decided to suspend traffic, he said.

The authorities swung into action to prevent spread of the gas, he said, adding that the traffic was later allowed to ply.

Sources said that as the news about the LPG leakage spread in the area some people mostly passengers were seen screaming.


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