Massive blaze rages on in Balkhu's squatter settlement

Published On: October 1, 2017 08:02 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: A massive fire that broke out at 11 pm on Saturday evening wreaked havoc in squatter settlement in Balkhu.

According to Metropolitan Police Range Office, Kalimati, the fire gutted at least 60 houses. The estimate of the total damages incurred is yet to be confirmed.

The fire spread by an oil lamp from house of local Man Bahadur BK.

The fire is now under control after four hours of efforts. 

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