Gas tanker explosion at Kolar, India kills four

Gas tanker explosion at Kolar, India kills four

9:03 AM, 12th February 2013
Gas tanker explosion at Kolar, India kills four

BANGALORE, INDIA: At least four people were killed on 11 February 2013 when a gas tanker exploded after colliding with a bus in Karnataka, India. The incident took place in the southern part of the state on National Highway near Kolar district, Karnataka.

“The explosion occurred due to a leak in the tanker carrying carbon dioxide gas which led to a fire, killing four persons on the spot and injuring two others,” said Siddaramaiah, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Kolar.

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