Assam Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary on Wednesday visited Baghjan in Tinsukia district where the fire continues to rage at the gas well of Oil India Ltd.
The Minister said that 7,000 people have been affected and damage will be compensated.
“I had meeting with Oil India officials, ONGC and district Administration. 7,000 people affected. Damage will be assessed and compensation will be given,” Patowary said.
On June 10, two people had died in the massive fire in Tinsukia.