Fuel tanker leaks in Malappuram after colliding with electric post; evacuation in progress
Tanur: A fuel tanker has leaked after hitting an electric post at Tanur in Malappuram on Tuesday night. Reportedly, the situation is under control. However, people living in the vicinity have been evacuated to avoid unforeseen circumstances. The power supply in the region has been suspended. Fire and Rescue personnel and police have arrived the spot and started rescue operations with the help of locals.
To avoid fire, spots near to it has been dumped with soil and traffic has been stopped in the route. Fire engine units from nearby locations have been rushed to the spot. The rain in the region may make the mitigation easier.