PALPA, Oct 13: Nine thousand litres of petrol was destroyed when a fuel tanker met with an accident on the Palpa Aryabhanjyang â€“ Rampur road section near Basuwa of Siluwa VDC.
The tanker with registration number Na 2 Kha 512, transporting petrol to Rampur, Palpa from Butwal, met with an accident at around 1 am today. The tanker was carrying petrol for the Rampur Enterprises.
Petrol worth about Rs 1.2 million spilled after the accident, said Bhoj Raj Bhattarai, proprietor of the Enterprises. The tanker driver and his helper are safe.