Jaipur Sitapura IOC depot BlastA massive fire blast occur in Jaipur in IOC depot located in outskirts of the city in sitapur industrial area.
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Fire started at 7:30 when petrol was being transferred from the depot to a pipeline by worker. A blaze is suspected to cause due to leak in pipe.
"The fire is massive. We are finding it difficult to douse it," Petroleum Minister Murli Deora said
According to initial official reports there 8 casualties and 4 person missing, Injured 100 people admitted to Sawai Man Singh Medical College Hospital and other hospitals. The blast was too effective that building of 2-3 kms got damaged and glasses broke out.
There are more than 10 engineering and medical colleges running which were told to evacuate the premises as power of the whole industrial area was to cut off.
After several hours brigade team was able to calm the fire and situation is under control now.