Fire at oil depot in Jaipur; 6 killed, 150 injured

The massive fire that erupted at the Indian Oil Corporation’s fuel depot in Sitapura industrial area on the outskirts of Jaipur on Thursday night is still raging.

Fire-Jaipur

Jaipur Fire

Six people have been killed and 150 are injured. Five lakh residents around the area have been moved to safer locations,including students of 10 engineering and medical colleges.

300 army men are helping with rescue, as some people are feared trapped in the depot. Six people are also said to missing.

The chairman of the IOC has said this is the worst fire in the history of the Indian Oil Corporation.

The fire is said to have erupted due to leakage in petrol pipeline.

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