Three injured as massive explosion occurs near OIL gas well at Baghjan in Assam's Tinsukia district

The huge blast occurred near well number five of OIL inuring three foreign experts at the site, as reported by news agency ANI.

Three injured as massive explosion occurs near OIL gas well at Baghjan in Assam's Tinsukia district

At least three people were injured on Wednesday when a massive explosion took place near a gas well of Oil India Limited (OIL) at Baghjan in Tinsukia district of Assam. The huge blast occurred near well number five of OIL inuring three foreign experts at the site, as reported by news agency ANI.

The injured people have been rushed to the hospital. The incident occurred when operations to douse the fire at Baghjan oil field was going on. The operation has been halted now.

The well has been spewing gas since May 28 and a fire has been raging in the area since June 9 in which two firefighters lost their lives.