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Ahmedpur Sharqia Incident

LHC seeks report from OGRA on tackling substandard oil tankers

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday has sought recommendations from Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) for tackling substandard oil tankers without affecting the countrywide fuel supply. Justice Mansoor Ali Shah was hearing a case with regard to Ahmedpur Sharqia inferno that claimed over 200 lives on June 25 this year, a day before Eid-ul-Fitr. During the court proceeding, the regulatory body apprised the court that only 1,500 oil tankers were up to the mark while rest of 9,500 tankers did not meet…