Petrol found diluted with water in Odisha, probe ordered

Sambalpur: Tension erupted at a petrol filling station this morning in Sambalpur district of Odisha after vehicles were found filled up with petrol that appeared to be diluted with water.

After the fuel appeared to be diluted with water, the customers who had filled fuel at Dwari petrol pump at Jail chhak in the city, gathered and demanded refund of money and compensation for machinery loss.

According to reports, the fuel was found diluted with water at the petrol pump after a customer complained of starting problem in his vehicle. He said that he faced problem to start his vehicle after filling the petrol there.

Other customers also demanded examination of fuel of the filling station.

The district supply officials rushed the spot on being informed about the incident and started probe.

“We have collected sample from the filling station and sent for laboratory test. Though the fuel is appearing to be diluted with water, the lab report will reveal details,” said a supply official.

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