The Malta Independent 23 September 2019, Monday

48-hour operation to empty gas tanker completed

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 15:17 Last update: about 10 months ago

The operation to empty a gas tanker which developed a leak in Mellieha has come to an end, the Civil Protection Department said in a statement.

The operation started on Monday at 10am and lasted more than 48 hours.

The statement said that CPD personnel took extreme care to ensure safety at all times, with three families being evacuated and 150,000 litres of water used.

The tanker has now been taken to the Liquigas facility for the necessary repairs to be carried out.


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