Massive explosion at oil field in Assam’s Tinsukia district

A massive blast was reported at Bhaghjan OIL field in Tinsukia on Wednesday.

Massive explosion at oil field in Assam’s Tinsukia district
Image - Rising Northeast | The explosion occurred when the operational work at the oil field was going on

 A massive blast was reported at Bhaghjan OIL field in Tinsukia on Wednesday.

According to the reports, the blast occurred at Baghjan oil field due to some technical problems.The incident occurred, when all the officers and staffs of the oil field were working on the site.

This incident has created panic among the local residents. Over 25 families and the employees of the oil field have been evacuated to safe places, sources said.

Following the blast, over 10 fire tenders from Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Duiajan and officials of the district administration and police rushed to the area and tried to control the situation.