Fatal gas line blast in India investigated

GAIL (India) Ltd. and the Indian government are investigating a natural gas pipeline explosion that killed 19 persons and injured 19 in the village of Nagaram near a gas collection station in Tatipaka in Andhra Pradesh, India. The cause hasn’t been determined.

The June 27 blast occurred on GAIL’s Tatipaka-Kondapalli pipeline.

GAIL and the Indian government committed to make compensation payments to families of the victims and to the injured and to provide other forms of relief in the area of the blast.

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