Property worth Rs 20 million gutted

Published On: August 17, 2016 09:30 AM NPT By: Republica


JHAPA, Aug 17: Property worth around Rs 20 million was destroyed in a fire that broke out this morning at Agriculture Wholesale Market in Birtamod, Jhapa.

The fire was due to short-circuit, police said. Ten shops were completely destroyed in the fire that started at around 5:30 am.

The fire was put out with the help of locals, police and firefighters from the Birtamod Municipality. The losses could further go up, the Area Police Office, Birtamod said. RSS


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