Assam: Massive explosion at Bhaghjan OIL field in Tinsukia


Guwahati:  A massive explosion was reported at Bhaghjan OIL field in Tinsukia on Wednesday.

According to reports, the blowout may have been caused due to high accumulation of gas inside the wellbore of Gas well number 5 in the oil field as operational work was taking place in the day.

The incident occurred, when all the officers and staffs of the oil field were working on the site.

However, 25 families and the employees of the oil field have been evacuated to safe places, sources said.

Meanwhile, this incident has created panic among the locals.

More than 10 fire tenders have rushed to the spot from Dibrugarh, Duliajan, and Tinsukia. Sources confirmed that no casualty has been reported so far.