Guwahati, March 16: An oil tanker parked on the roadside along the NH 37 at Jorabat caught fire today morning. Registration number of the tanker is AS 09 C 7129.
Fire tenders reached the spot and controlled the situation. As the tanker was empty, the situation could be controlled without any complicacy. The cabin of the vehicle is however completely destroyed in the fire.
Both driver and handyman of the vehicle have fled from the location. Numerous vehicles, moving on the highway, had to be blocked in the morning hours as precautionary measure by traffic officials.