STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Major fire in Assam refinery, no casualties

Published: 31st May 2013 07:14 PM  |   Last Updated: 31st May 2013 07:14 PM   |  A+A-

By IANS

A major fire broke out at the Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) in Assam's Golaghat district Friday morning. No casualties were reported so far, officials said.

"A fire broke out at one of the crude distillation units (CDU) of the refinery today (Friday) around 5.30 a.m. It is a major incident but there is no human causality," said a spokesperson of the refinery.

"A high-level inquiry panel has been formed to ascertain the cause of the fire and to estimate the damage," the spokesperson said.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp