Angul: Gas leak from an LPG tanker near Chandrabahal on Angul-Boinda route created panic among the local residents today.
Police and Fire and Rescue Services officials reached the spot and trying to contain the gas leakage.
The gas was spotted leaking from the top part of the tanker. However, the driver of the tanker managed to flee the spot after the leakage.
Vehicular movement on the road was disrupted due to the incident as hundreds of vehicles remained stranded on both sides of the NH.
Local people have been advised not to light gas stoves and use electricity in a bid to avoid any fire mishap.