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Video: River catches fire in India, creates panic

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Filed on February 3, 2020
River, India, Oil, Assam

(Image: Twitter)

The fire has not been doused yet.

A massive fire broke out on a river in India's Assam state on Sunday due to an oil pipeline blast.

According to India Today report, the fire took place on Burhi Dihing river at Digholibil area near Sasoni village of Naharkatia in Dibrugarh district allegedly due to alleged oil pipeline blast.

Fire on river. Burhi Dihing river caught fire at Naharkatia, Assam, due to oil pipe blast in last three days. But no one cares.

- Nandan Pratim Sharma Bordoloi ???? (@NANDANPRATIM) February 2, 2020

It is possible that the crude oil was set on fire after it came in contact with the river, the report added.

The fire has created panic among the residents after dark smoke and flames started rising from the river.

The fire has not been doused yet.

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