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Driver killed in gas tanker accident

A 52-year-old driver from Jharkhand died, while a cleaner escaped unhurt after a HP gas carrying tanker fell on its side at Partagal-Poinguinim on Sunday evening.

Story: the | goan | 19th June 2017, 04:31 Hrs

According to sources, a HP gas carrying tanker (MH-43-BG-2497) was proceeding from Karwar towards Margao when it fell on its side at Partagal section of NH17 at about 4 pm. The tanker was transporting HG gas from Mangalore to Goa.   
Fire services personnel rushed to the spot and immediately moved in to detect any gas leakage, and then later retrieved the trapped unconscious driver, and the cleaner who escaped unhurt.   
The trapped person was later identified as the tanker driver, Kauleshwar Yadav. He was rushed to CHC Chaudi, where he was declared dead on arrival.  The body was shifted to Hospicio in Margao for postmortem
 and preservation.   

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