Nepal Today

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

FIRE CONTNUES TO RAGE IN BANKE WEDNESDAY MORNING Kathmandu, 17 April: Fire continued to raze destroying at least 100 houses Wednesday morning at Holiya VDC across Rapti river in Bange. Trained firefighters from Nepalgunj and Gularita gave rushed in to put out the blaze in the Chepang section of the VDC. Damage is estimated at more than one million. RSS reported from Banke Tuesday: A fire gutted over 60 houses in Wards No. 2, 3 and 4 of Holiya VDC in Banke district across the Rapti River on Tuesday, police said. The fire had broken out from the house of Bahadur Yadav this afternoon and engulfed 60 houses and barns to reduce them to cinder in no time. Detail damage of the fire is awaited. The fire victims said that more houses were gutted due to delay of arrival of the fire engine in the village from Nepalgunj. The village lies 18 kilometers southeast to Nepalgunj. nnnn


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