Paradip: Crude oil pipeline of the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) burst near the IOCL township in Paradip, today.
According to reports, a portion of the Paradip-Haldia pipeline of the IOCL burst leading to a major outflow of the crude oil towards the nearby farmlands.
Hundreds of litres of crude oil got wasted due to the mishap, reports said.
Fire Services personnel have been engaged to restore normalcy.
Movement of vehicles on a road near the spot of the incident has been prohibited to avoid any untoward incident.
Similarly, people have been barred from taking photos at the place.