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Jakarta Post

‘Negligence’ cause of gas leak in Cawang

  • by Kharishar Khafi Hotli Simanjuntak
Jakarta   /   Wed, March 14 2018   /  01:06 am

Sprung a leak: Officials from PGN Solution, the engineering subsidiary of state-owned gas company PGN, are fixing a gas pipe that was ruptured due to drilling at the light rapid transit (LRT) project in Cawang, East Jakarta, on Tuesday. The incident reportedly occurred on Monday night.(JP/ Aditya Bhagas)Suspected negligence may have been behind a gas leak in Cawang, East Jakarta, on Monday night, after workers drilled into a gas pipe.

The workers, who were drilling on Jl. MT Haryono, hit the gas pipe at 8:41 p.m.

Although no casualties were reported, the leak in front of the National Narcotics Agency’s (BNN) headquarters closed the road for about three hours.

It also disrupted the distribution of gas to customers at the Bidara Cina low-cost apartments in East Jakarta and Kalibata apartments in South Jakarta.

Soerjaningsih, the Energy and Mineral Resources ...