Puttur, April 9, 2020: The bullet tanker overturned at NH 75 in Nelyadi near Shiradi in Dakshina Kannada district on Thursday, April 9. There were no major casualties as driver escaped with minor injuries in the accident.
The gas tanker was moving from Mangaluru towards Bengaluru. Bullet tankers have been a nightmare for road users, particularly for residents of Perne. As many as six people were charred to death instantaneously and two died of injuries later after a bullet tanker exploded after turning turtle on April 9, 2013.