Jaipur blast on last night please full report
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.
Six people have been killed and 150 are injured. Five lakh residents around the area have been moved to safer locations, including hostellers of 10 engineering and medical colleges.
The army has been deployed to handle the situation. Experts from Mathura have also been called in to help.
Petroleum Minister Murli Deora reached Jaipur on Friday morning. "Not much can be done about the fire. It will have to be allowed to burn out," he said.
The chairman of the IOC has said this is the worst fire in the history of the Indian Oil Corporation. ...more