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India’s ONGC reported Saturday that there has been a gas leak at the NS platform in the Mumbai High North field off the country’s west coast .

Early on July 19, gas flow was observed from the outermost casing annulus.

Forty eight persons have been evacuated to nearby installations and operations have been suspended.

Five vessels, including two Multi Support Vessels, are on the location for any immediate support.

Jack-up rig Sagar Uday was operating at the NS platform in Mumbai High North on well NSBX for side-tracking when the leak occurred.