Collision wastes 40,000 litre petrol

HAFIZABAD - Forty thousand litres of petrol got wasted when an oil tanker collided with a dumper truck near Muttam village on Hafizabad-Khanqan Dogran Road, some 10km from here.

According to rescue source, an oil tanker (C-9533), carrying 40,000 litres of petrol when reached near Muttam village, in a bid to save a buffalo, dashed against a truck. As result the tanker overturned and all the petrol flown on the road. The truck driver also got critically injured.

On receiving information, the DPO, DC and Rescue-1122 officials rushed to the scene and cordoned off the road. The vehicular traffic remained suspended on the road for more than two hours to prevent any mishap.

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