People try to flee on seeing emission of thick smoke from HPCL refinery in Vizag - AP24x7
Thu, May 21, 2020, 05:54 PM
Gas leakage at LP Polymers at RR Venkatapuram fresh in their mind in which 12 died and hundreds of villagers hospitalised, people residing in Malkapuram industrial area in Visakhapatnam tried to flee on seeing emission of thick smoke from the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) refinery on Thursday afternoon. The smoke emanated at once when SHU3 was opened in the HPCL refinery.
Confusion prevailed for some time as no official could tell the reason for emission of smoke. As the smoke faded away gradually, residents heaved a sigh of relief.