At least ten people sustained injuries when fire engulfed a five-storied building nearby the historic Basantapur Dubar Square in the capital Monday evening. There were no reports of any casualties.
Firefighters trying to douse fire that broke out inside a house near Basantapur...
The injured have been admitted to the Bir Hospital and are out of danger, it is learnt.
Locals of Basantapur were gripped with fear of fire spreading to their houses when they heard about the blaze. Most of the houses here are tightly juxtaposed to each other.
With the help from police and army personnel, the firefighters from the nearby fire brigade finally managed to douse the blaze.
It was not known how much damage the fire caused to the building or if there were any major loss of life or property. nepalnews.com