DONKAMOKAM: Sensation prevailed in and around Boithalangso area in west Karbi Anglong when people found burned oil flowing along the Barapani River. Soon the news of oil spilling started spreading the entire area where Boithalangso Police necessitated to alert and warn not to throw any burning chemicals into the river.

Later the public along with administration inquired the main cause in ASEB office, situated at Amtereng but they too cannot ascertain the fact initially. Later in the afternoon, the GM of ASEB suspected that there is a stock of 16,000 litres of generator burned oil in the project site which might have spilled in water.