Fire in Kathmandu, injures 2, guts property worth millions

KATHMANDU: Two people were injured and property worth Rs. 500,000 was gutted in a fire broke out at a house of one Jagatmaya Shrestha at Jyatha of Kathmandu Municipality-30 last night.

Shanta Kafle, 34 and her 9-year-old son Abhishek have been injured in the fire. The Kafle family was a tenant at the four-storeyed house of Shrestha. Shanta has already been taken to home after treatment at the Bir Hospital while Abhishek is undergoing treatment at the Kanti Bal Hospital.An investigation into the case is underway, police said. RSS