In an incident, at least four persons Kopili hydroelectric project went missing following a burst in a water pipeline at Umrangso in Assam’s Dima
The missing employees have been identified as Prem Pal Balmiki, Robert Baite and Joy Sing
The burst took place in a water tunnel that carries 12,000 litres water per second from the NEEPCO reservoir to the Kopili Hydro Power Project site. This submerged the adjacent areas of the project.
As per information, the missing employees were engaged in some repair works when the incident took place.