Fire at South Delhi


New Delhi: During a digging work of metro at South Delhi, a gaspipeline exploded and caught fire. The incident took place today in the morning. Till the last update no one has been reported to be seriously injured.

A fire started after a leak in the gas pipeline in the Moti Bagh area operated by the state-owned GAIL or Gas Authority of India Limited.

“The explosion and the subsequent fire occurred when third part contractors working for Delhi Metro dug up the area,” GAIL officials said.

10 fire vans were at the spot. Officials said that the fire is now under control.