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Hindustantimes.com has reported that a damaged gas well that has been spewing an uncontrolled release of gas for over 56 days has exploded, injuring three foreign experts.

This explosion is the result of a blowout at Oil India Limited’s gas well number 5, which took place on May 27th. The foreign experts had been working In an attempt to put out the fire and plug the blowout. The injured foreign experts were rushed to the hospital. Their condition is unknown at this time. The task was scheduled to be completed by July 7th, but was delayed due to flooding caused by heavy rain. Over 9,000 people in the local area have been evacuated to relief camps since the blowout caught fire on June 9th.

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