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POST TIME: 6 March, 2018 00:00 00 AM
Oil tanker overturns in city; spills fuel
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Oil tanker overturns in city; spills fuel

An oil tanker of Meghna Petroleum turned turtle while it was taking a u-turn on the Airport Road yesterday, reports UNB. Mohammad Nure Azam Mia, officer-in-charge of Airport Police Station, said the incident took place around 12:30pm when the driver of the tanker lost its control over the steering at the intersection in front of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, spilling fuel from the tanker. On information, police and a firefighting unit rushed to the spot and removed the tanker around 5 pm, he said. Later, the firefighters removed the oil spilled on the road. Due to the incident, fuel spilled from the tanker and spread on the road, causing huge suffering to the commuters, the OC said. However, the loss caused by the incident could not be ascertained immediately.