In a sensational incident, a gas leak was reported at the LPG bottling plant of Indian Oil in North Guwahati on Thursday evening.
The officials have issued a warning and evacuated the staff from the plant immediately after the leak was reported.
“There was a gas leak for about an hour,” an employee of the plant said, adding, “LPG worth Rs. 2.50 crore leaked during the incident.”
Tension prevailed for more than an hour in areas near the plant after the leak was detected. The officials are yet to reveal the reason behind the incident.