Massive fire at India’s oil-gas plant after 3 blasts
Published: 12:17 PM, 24 September 2020
The sound of the blast was heard as far as 10 km. Photo: Collected
A massive fire at an Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) gas processing plant after three consecutive blasts in India's in Gujarat early on Wednesday morning.
Citing the company, NDTV reported that the has been brought under control. There is no casualty or injury to any person.
Three consecutive blasts took place at two terminals of the Hazira-based ONGC plant in Surat at around 3:00 AM local time, said the report, adding that the blast was followed by a massive fire that could be seen from a distance.
On information, seven fire tenders and several firefighters immediately reached the spot to provide relief. No casualties have been reported so far, Surat Collector Dhaval Patel was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.
According to eyewitnesses, the sound of the blast was heard as far as 10 km.