Kumta, Sept. 01, 2015: A LPG tank on it’s way to North Karnataka turnrd turtle and burst into fire in Bargi, near Kumta at 4.30 AM on September 01, 2015. One women dead and several others injured in the unfortunate mishap. All the injured have been admitted in KMC Manipal. Of the injured, the condition of eight persons said to be very critical.
A loud explosion and a fire caused by exploding liquefied petroleum gas tank rattled Bargi, near Kunta town early in the morning. Several people in the neighborhood ran out of their homes hearing the explosion, said the informer.
The explosion said to have caused damage to houses, buildings and some parked vehicles in the nearby area . The fire service persons from Kumta and Udupi have rushed to the spot are doing their best to control the raging flames.
Kumta police have cordoned the area and assisted fire service personals.
More details awaited