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Gas leak halts traffic movement in Uttara

Gas leak halts traffic movement in Uttara

 

The gas pipeline was snapped near the main road in front of Uttara House Building around 9:15 pm, said Ataur Rahman, duty officer at Fire Service and Civil Defence control room. 

The pipeline was blasted with a big bang and gas was whizzing out from multiple points with loud noises.

 

As a result, huge tailbacks were created on both sides of the road during filling of this report around 12:05 am.

 

Firefighters were in a cautious position and kept standby to avoid any more untoward situation, said Ataur adding that the traffics were getting passed through diversion roads.