Three shops gutted in late night fire

Published On: July 23, 2017 10:30 AM NPT

LAMJUNG, July 23: Three shops were gutted in fire which broke out last night here in Besisahar.

The fire gutted three shops in a house belonging to one Hem Prasad Ghimire at the High School Chowk.

Ram Bahadur BK's Gold & Silver shop, Mina Adhikari's vegetable outlet and Krishna BK's grocery store were gutted in the fire, according to police.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Samir Chandra Kharel, said the police received the information that the fire broke out at 1 am.

The fire was tamed after an hour's effort by the fire engines and the locals. Police assume that the fire was triggered by an electric short-circuit. Millions worth of properties were destroyed in the fire. The authorities have started investigating the incident. RSS

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