Houses gutted

KHOTANG: A massive fire has been reported in Diktel municipality of Khotang on Thursday. According to the police, three houses have so far been gutted in the blaze. Houses belonging to Hiralal Puri, Ramila Rai, and Ravi Rai in Diktel municipality-2 have been gutted in the fire that is suspected to have started from the cloth shop of Hiralal at about 3p.m. Security personnel along with the locals are battling to tame the fire. Cause of the fire and the details of the damage are yet to be learnt.