DADELDHURA, Jan 7: A fire that broke out in Bagbazar, the district headquarters of Dadeldhura, reduced nine shops to ashes on Sunday midnight, police said. Wooden shops including grocery stores and small cafes near Buspark were all ablaze.
Police have caught hold of a man who was suspected for the fire. However, his identification is still confidential.
The fire that started at midnight was brought under control only after two hours with the help of a fire engine.
The reason behind the fire is yet to be ascertained. This is the fourth fire incident in the district in the past week.
A week ago a fire that broke out at a grocery store in Bagbazar, the district headquarters of Dadeldhura, had reduced property worth Rs 2 million to ashes.