Mumbai citizens from several areas on Thursday night complained of foul smell.
Citizens are in a state of panic and started complaining to the fire brigade while some took to Twitter to complain. Reports of the foul smell came in from Chembur, Ghatkopar, Tilak Nagar, Andheri, Kandivali, Kurla and several other suburban areas.
According to a senior official from the disaster management cell said that the source of the smell is yet to be identified and several fire engines have been sent to various areas and plants to inquire about the suspicious smell. The official also said that there is no confirmation from any of the gas agencies so far.
As per the official statement from Mahanagar Gas Limited, MGL has been receiving complaints of gas smell since late evening of Thursday night from various parts of Mumbai. “Our emergency teams have spread out to sites from where complaints have been received. So far we have not come across any breach in our pipeline system which could result in leakage of gas,” the statement said.