Gas tank explodes at Hindustan Petroleum Plant in Unnao

Gas tank explodes at Hindustan Petroleum Plant in Unnao

A gas tank has exploded at Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Plant in Unnao.

The incident led to a lot of chaos at the petroleum plant.

According to sources, the entry inside the plant has been restricted.

Fire tenders have been rushed to the spot.

The fire took place due to gas leakage in a tanker. Two other tankers also caught fire.

The plant has been shut temporarily. Cooling is being done so that fire does not spread any further.

Other plants in the adjoining areas are also shut as a precautionary measure.

The situation is largely under control.

Three out of four people who have sustained injuries are being treated at the district hospital while one person has been referred to Regency Hospital.

More details are awaited.