Kendrapara : Flammable Gas Found While Ditching Bore Well

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Kendrapara: Panic held Mathasahi town close Nikirai region in the locale after some burnable substance ejected out of the ground amid the burrowing of a drag well today.

The episode occurred in the lawn of Sadasiba Mallick’s house in the village.

Villagers suspect the substance to be some combustible gas after finding that flames leapt up when a burning match stick was dropped into the well.

According to Mallick, a loud sound was heard and water burst out of the hole created for the installation of the bore well after digging the ground for about 50 feet.

“After the blast, some gas began ejecting out of the gap. When we presented it to fire, it began blazing. Taking after the episode, all individuals occupied with the work of the drag well left the spot”, Mallick included.

Meanwhile, the district collector has ordered a probe into the matter.