East Godavari: A gas leakage was reported from a gas well in Uppudi village in Katrenikona Mandal on Sunday. The gas leakage was first observed in a pipeline maintained by PFH Oil and Gas Private Limited.
Leakage of gas accompanied by a sound has left the villagers panic-stricken.
Several precautionary measures have been taken by the local administration. The measures include the evacuation of the villagers and setting up of a rehabilitation centre.
The power supply to the village has also been cut off. People have also been warned to not use any material that may cause a fire accident.
The officials are working to contain the leak.