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Fire ravages 55 houses in Lahan

LAHAN: As many as 55 houses and sheds were destroyed by fire at Nahara Tole of south east Nahara Rigaoula VDC-3 in Siraha district on Saturday night.

Kedar Yadav, a local, said that the fire started from the kitchen at the house of Ram Kripal Yadav at around 8:00 pm gutted property worth Rs 6 million.

Houses of Bhikhan Yadav, Kusum Lal Yadav, Shyam Sundar Yadav, Chandeshwor Yadav, Biltu Yadav, Shatrughan Yadav, Mahentra Yadav, among others, were destroyed in the fire, according to Police.

Locals, police personnel and fire engines brought the fire under control after around two hours. All goods including food grains and clothes were destroyed by the fire.

Victims have been taking shelter at neighbor’s houses. They have been facing problems after all the goods in the houses were destroyed in the fire.

Published Date: Sunday, March 11th, 2012 | 08:34 AM

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