SIRAHA, Dec 16 : A fire broke out at Bagabira village of Bode Barsayen Municipality-7 in Saptari district on Saturday night, reducing six houses to ashes and destroying approximately Rs 1 million worth of property, said the police.
A woman was injured and eight livestock were killed in the incident. A cowshed belonging to a local Geni Das caught a flame before spreading to nearby houses, said the locals. The house of locals Kari Das, Devendra Das, and a shop of Jogendra Das were burnt down.
Injured Dev Kumari Das was receiving treatment at Lahan-based Saptarishi Narsingh Home.
The fire was doused with the help of the police and the locals one hour later.