Tinsukia: Massive fire engulfed the oil field in Baghjan area of Assam's Tinsukia a week after a blowout, on June 9, 2020. As many as 650 families, comprising 2,500 people, have been shifted to three relief camps after the State-owned Oil India Limited (OIL) oil well at the Baghjan village started releasing natural gas into the air after a leak on May 27. (File Photo: IANS)

2 firefighters dead, many houses damaged as Assam oil well fire rages

Guwahati: At least two firefighters of Oil India Limited (OIL) were killed near the oil well blowout site in Assam’s Tinsukia district on Wednesday. Many houses in the adjoining areas were also damaged and several thousand people have shifted to safer places and the relief camps set up by the OIL. Officials of the Tinsukia […]