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Former footballer dies in Baghjan fire in Assam

Durlov Gogoi, one of the deceased was a goalkeeper in the state team

Among the two fire fighters who died in the inferno at Baghjan in eastern Assam’s Tinsukia was a former footballer. Durlov Gogoi, one of the deceased was a goalkeeper in the state team. He played for the state football team during last decade.

The bodies of two fire fighters of Oil India Limited (OIL) were recovered on Wednesday from the Baghjan production well site in eastern Assam’s Tinsukia district. The bodies of Gogoi and his fellow fire figher Tileswar Gohain were recovered by the SDRF-NDRF team from the site.

The two fire fighters of OIL were missing since Tuesday after a massive fire that broke out at the Baghjan production well of Oil India Limited in upper Assam’s Tinsukia.

After the fire broke out at the production well of Baghjan 5, fire tenders of OIL were pressed into service to douse the inferno. On Tuesday, a massive fire broke out at the production well of Baghjan 5 under Baghjan Oil field of OIL, which was blown out on May 27.

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