A gas pipeline from an ONGC well at Karavaka village of Mamidikuduru mandal of East Godavari started leaking around 9. 30 p.m on Monday and an emergency team from Oil and Natural Gas Corporation rushed to the spot to plug the leak.

According to ONGC officials, Kesanapalli-7 well started leaking and immediately workers at the site left the place.

Power supply to Karavaka was stopped and mandal revenue officials were put on high alert. Efforts to plug the leak were continuing when reports last came in.