A deadly inferno

A massive fire in the Indian Oil Corporation depot in the Sitapura Industrial Area on the outskirts of Jaipur on Thursday night has left six officials dead and over 150 people injured. A leak in the pipeline was suspected to have caused the fire.

I think this incident took place due to lack of management

from:  ghazi
Posted on: Nov 3, 2009 at 05:32 IST

The necessity of having a competent rescue team is very much essential. Immediately after every such incident, our leaders come out with several proposals including setting up of special task force, compensation to the victims kins and so on.But till date neither has the task force been constituted nor has the compensation reached the deserving people.

from:  Viswanath C
Posted on: Nov 1, 2009 at 15:51 IST

India should not be the example of major disasters like this, starting from Bhopal.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2009 at 17:52 IST

India as a whole lacks disaster management and safety management skills causing huge loss to life and damage to property.

from:  N. R. Ramachandran
Posted on: Oct 31, 2009 at 15:09 IST

This is so horrible for everyone who faces such an incident . It's so shocking.

from:  Shashikant Birla
Posted on: Oct 31, 2009 at 11:28 IST

This shows the incapability, weakness and the unpreparedness of the Indian Government to handle such incidents.

from:  Saahil Bansal
Posted on: Oct 31, 2009 at 10:11 IST

Feeling so bad.

from:  Dipty
Posted on: Oct 30, 2009 at 18:15 IST
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