Andhra Pradesh: Panic over fuel leak at HPCL refinery in Visakhapatnam

Fuel Leak at HPCL Refinery in Andhra | picture credit score: TIMES NOW

Visakhapatnam: A fuel leak was reported at a refinery of Hindustan Petroleum Company Restricted (HPCL) in Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhapatnam on Wednesday.

A whole lot of staff have been current within the refinery on the time of the incident. The fuel leak induced panic among the many staff, who left the manufacturing unit quickly after the incident.

No casualties have been reported within the incident. The fireplace brigade reached the spot and managed the leakage.

HPCL PRO Kalidas informed ANI, “There was a minor fuel leak within the Crude Oil Distillation Unit (CDU). The employees alerted and sounded the siren. The technical staff reached the spot and managed it.”

In Could final yr, a fuel leak from a chemical plant in Visakhapatnam had killed a minimum of eight folks and made a whole bunch sick and quickly unfold to villages inside a five-kilometre radius.

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