Petrol tanker burst in Medipally

petrol-tankerIn a tragic incident, A petrol tanker burst into flames and a gas cylinder-laden lorry passing by also caught fire near a residential area at Chengicherla, Medipally in Hyderabad.

The fire spread and the gas cylinders started exploding of which one of the cylinder hit a biker who was watching the blast. His helmet saved him.

Around 5 fire tenders rushed to the location. Few people injured, vehicles burnt. So far no deaths reported.

A welding shop fire spark was the cause of the petrol tanker blast. Police registered a case and investigating.