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20,000 Litres of Petrol Wasted as Fuel Tanker Overturns in Delhi's Moolchand Underpass

Two people were injured in the accident. Firemen and police have cordoned off the area for the safety of commuters.

Zeba Warsi | CNN-News18

Updated:June 20, 2017, 9:09 AM IST
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New Delhi: Around 20,000 litres of petrol were wasted when a fuel tanker overturned at the mouth of the Moolchand Underpass on Delhi’s Ring Road on Tuesday morning.

Two people were injured in the accident, ANI reported. Police cordoned off the area and fire services personnel were on standby.



Vehicular movement on both sides of the arterial road was affected as traffic police rerouted motorists for the clean-up. Massive snarls were reported from Lajpat Nagar all the way till Defence Colony. Police said it is best to avoid the route as it can be a hazard to motorists.

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The tanker was lifted after cranes were deployed to move it back onto its wheels.

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(Photo: Nasib Singh/Network18)

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(Photo: Nasib Singh/Network18)

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(Photo: Nasib Singh/Network18)
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