Seven houses gutted in massive fire in Taplejung’s Phungling (with photos)

Published On: May 2, 2020 11:15 AM NPT By: Khagendra Adhikari

TAPLEJUNG, May 2: Seven houses in Taplejung district headquarters, Phungling, have been completely destroyed by a fire which broke out on Friday evening. 

The fire started at 9:30 pm from Bhandari Khajaghar and spread up to the office of Nepali Congress to the north. 

The massive fire gutted the houses of Khaga Thpa, Khem KC, Netra Karki, Bhattarai Tea Shop, Saraswati Books and Stationery and others which are yet to be identified. 

The fire was brought under control through the joint efforts of Nepal Police, Armed Police Force and Nepali Army personnel and the locals two hours later.

No human casualty has been reported in the incident. Police said 11 small hotels and shops were operating from the seven houses which were gutted.

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