Property worth Rs 10.5 m destroyed as petrol pump catches fire

Published On: November 15, 2016 01:11 PM NPT By: Devendra Basnet

DANG, Nov 15: Property worth around Rs 10.5 million was destroyed after a petrol pump caught fire in Deukhuri of the district on Monday night.

According to Lila Ram Khanal, the operator of the petrol pump, petrol, mobil, diesel, physical infrastructures and official documents were gutted in the fire.

A shirt circuit is suspected to be the cause behind fire.

The fire started few minutes after the petrol was poured into the petrol pump, said Khanal.

The fire engine was brought from Tulsipur to extinguish the fire.



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