Terrible fire in gas well in Assam, 2 died

The coronavirus has caused a bad condition for the economy other than the general public. The flames are still coming out of the oil well of the Government Gas Company Oil India located in the Tinsukia district of Assam. Teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and Fire Brigade are present on the spot to overcome the situation. Now reports of fire spread in the surrounding villages and death of two people are coming. Both bodies have been recovered. Significantly, this well was causing uncontrolled leakage of gas for the last 14 days. A fire broke out on Tuesday. The fire that started in the afternoon was so fierce that it could be seen from a distance of more than two kilometers. Three experts from Singapore firm Alert Disaster Control were on the spot when the well was on fire. At that time some equipment was being removed from the well.

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According to media reports, 35,000 people from 700 families were sent to three relief camps after the leakage started. Environment and Forests Minister Parimal Sukhabaidya said that the Assam government is trying its best to control the fire in the gas well. The situation is still uncontrolled. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has spoken to the ministers of the central government. The Assam government is trying its best to control the fire and officials are working to control the situation. He said that the fire has spread to the surrounding villages.

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In his statement, Sukhabaidya said, 'About 6 people have been injured in the incident. The fire spread to the surrounding villages. We are worried Oil India Limited says that the situation will be controlled in 6-7 days. We are trying our best to control the situation'. Earlier on Tuesday, the Chief Minister's Office tweeted that Chief Minister Sonowal has spoken to the Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on the phone regarding the incident. Sonowal also spoke to Defense Minister Rajnath Singh to ask for Air Force help in extinguishing the fire.

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