Another gas leak occurred in Konaseema area at around 8.30 p.m. on Thursday between Karavaka-Gollapalem.

According to ONGC sources, an old well of ONGC was in its last stage of drilling operations when the gas came out followed by a loud sound. Workers at the rig ran away from the scene and called the Disaster Management Team to cap the leakage.

Further details are awaited. It may be recalled that the GAIL pipeline had leaked on Tuesday night and Rs.45 lakh worth of assets were damaged in the fire in Ponnamanda .

An old ONGC well was in its last stage of drilling when it occurred