A video exhibiting the water of the Yamuna River gushing out in Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat goes viral on social media. The incident came about as a result of an underwater pipeline of Indian Oil Company (IOC) burst, which brought on the sudden eruption within the river. IOC officers acknowledged the leakage, saying it occurred within the Dari-Panipat Pure Fuel Pipeline, which was promptly detected and plugged. Official stated that the leakage was noticed in Jagos village in Baghpat district and came about due to a failure within the pipeline.
The IOC officers stated that each upstream and downstream location valves have been closed and state of affairs is underneath management.
The video of the incident was recorded by locals and posted by a number of customers on X (rebranded Twitter), together with information company ANI. In line with the information company, the eruption was noticed by villagers at 3am on Wednesday.
“The villagers noticed the eruption in water and knowledgeable us. We reached the spot together with the police and hearth brigade personnel. The state of affairs was introduced underneath management by 7.45am,” Sub-Divisional Justice of the Peace (SDM) Subhash Singh informed reporters.
A workforce has been dispatched to restore the underwater pipeline, he added.
In line with IOC web site, the 132-kilometre-long DPPL was commissioned in 2010 and is interconnected with GAIL’s Hazira-Vijaipur-Jagdishpur Pipeline (HVJPL).
It transports pure fuel from HVJPL community to IOC’s Panipat Refinery and Panipat Naphtha Cracker Plant and different clients in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana.
DPPL is authorised underneath regulation 17(1) of the Petroleum and Pure Fuel Regulatory Board Rules, 2008.