Maharashtra: Gas tanker overturns on Thane's Ghodbunder Road; traffic affected
July 03, 2017  17:46
A gas-tanker today overturned on the busy Ghodbunder road in Maharashtra's Thane affecting vehicular traffic for hours. 

A gas-tanker belonging to Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited turned turtle on the Ghodbunder Road near Chana creek this noon while it was on its way to Mira Road from Thane, District Disaster Management Officer Manashri Mhatre of the Mira Bhayander Municipal Corporation told PTI

The gas in the tanker started leaking and we have asked technical personnel from the BPCL to plug the leakage, she said. 

The fire brigade personnel are trying to put out the leakage, Mhatre added. 

The officer said the villagers in the area were unaffected. Meanwhile, the traffic police have appealed the citizens to avoid using the Ghodbunder Road till the situation returns to normal.
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