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Fire damages property worth Rs 22 million


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2022 Oct 24, 12:20, Nuwakot
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A fire occurred at Shivapuri Rural Municipality-8 in Nuwakot district last night gutting property worth more than Rs 22 million.

The spokesperson of the District Police Office, Nuwakot, Rupak Khadka said that three houses and the shops there were destroyed by the fire that broke out in a fancy shop of owner Bijaya Thapa. A grocery shop of Hari Thapa and a hardware shop of construction materials owned by Bijaya were also gutted to a cinder in the fire, it is said.

Police said the preliminary estimate put the total damage to more than Rs 22 million as goods, cash, pieces of jewelry, and other materials from the shops and houses were destroyed in the fire. However, the damage could be more than the estimated Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Khadka added.

The fire that started at around 8:45 pm was brought under control after five hours.

The reason behind the fire is not confirmed.

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