A day after a gas tanker exploded on Bangalore- Chennai NH in Mulbagal, Deputy Commissioner D S Vishwanath clarified that toxic chemical substances were not found at the spot.
He told Express that a police team from the district visited the spot near Theerthahalli.
The team confirmed that no hazardous chemical substances were found.
The deceased were identified as Satheesh, tanker driver from Kengeri, Narayanappa and Keshava.
The injured person is Subramaniya of Hannehalli.
Viswanath urged people not to panic or heed rumours that the gas had leaked.