The Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court was closed for the day due to a gas leak from an oil tanker that overturned near the court building. .An oil tanker carrying liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is reported to have collided with the sidewall of a flyover near Jalna Road, Vasantrao Naik Chowk, Udan Bridge at Chhatrapati Sambhaji Nagar, leading to the leak of a large amount of gas which spread into the air and the nearby locality.The District Collector issued an order under Section 144(2) of the Code of Criminal Procedure to close all offices within a kilometer's radius of the leak. .Lawyers practicing at the Aurangabad bench told Bar and Bench that the High Court building was also asked to be vacated at 11 AM today as a precautionary measure against possible mishaps from the gas.The secretary of the High Court Bar Association at Aurangabad bench, Radhakrushna Ingole informed that courts were not going to be working in the second session as well. ."Due to safety measures, the Registry has decided to evacuate the premises as the incident is merely 100 meters away from the High Court building. The senior-most judge at Aurangabad bench, Justice RV Ghuge has visited the Bar and requested all the members to evacuate the premises in the morning itself. Second session court functioning is also closed and all the matters will be adjusted by giving next date", Ingole said.