Leaking pipeline causes subsidence

Published - September 26, 2017 10:55 pm IST - VELLORE

Sink hole:  A portion of Arni Road caved in on Tuesday in Vellore.

Sink hole: A portion of Arni Road caved in on Tuesday in Vellore.

A portion of Mangaluru-Villupuram Road, known as Arni Road, caved in on Tuesday.

Officials of the National Highways who inspected the spotfound that the Vellore Corporation’s water pipeline had burst, loosening the soil leading to the subsidence.

As it needed immediate attention, they alerted the corporation officials.

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