Property worth Rs 70 million gutted in Khandbari fire

SANKHUWASABHA: Property Rs 70 million was gutted when five houses were destroyed in a fire this morning at Khandbari-1 in Sankhuwasabha district. No human casualty has been reported so far in the fire.

Clothes, cash, gold and silver were gutted in the fire that broke out from the house of one Krishnaman Shakya. Houses of Bharat Shrestha, Ramkaji Rai, Dinesh Shrestha and Ramesh Lohar, said SP Rupak Lama. The fire also gutted cash Rs 700,000 of Krishnaman.

The fire was brought under control at 8 am, some six hours after the fire.