Villagers evacuated as gas leaks from borewell in West Godavari dist
Villagers of Konapothugunta of Achanta mandal in West Godavari district were evacuated as gas leaked from a borewell dug for the drinking water from the residence of Bandi Yesu. On receiving information, police and fire personnel have arrived and closed the borewell. The ONGC officials have inspected the gas leakage spot. They are suspecting that presence of gas reserves might be the reason for leakage. Villagers were awake as the gas leaked throughout the night. Officials have evacuated people residing in the vicinity of Bandi Yesu residence as a precautionary measure.