Dead cormorants at the Marketyard in Nagaram village of East Godavari in Andhra Pradesh. They perished in the GAIL gas pipeline explosion on Friday. Photo: K.R. Deepak
"The young men of the village alleged that the ONGC officials have been covering the leaking pipelines with sand and soil. “The village was sitting on a volcano, the whole east Godavari district has pipelines criss-crossing beneath it,” they said seething with anger."
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The blast occurred as the surge wave of the World's dams was passing from damquake Q1 to Damquake Q2 when it hit the pipeline foundation 6 to 7 minutes earlier to the blast:
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We arrive at this conclusion by applying the precautionary principle.