Cosmetic shop catches fire

KATHMANDU:  A fire destroyed property worth around Rs 2.5 million in a shop in Kumaristhan of Machhapokhari, KMC-16 on Thursday.

The Susan and Soniya Fancy Store owned by Narendra Prasad Neupane of Panchthar district was destroyed by the fire.

Police said that the fire broken out due to an electric short circuit destroyed Rs 65,000 cash amount and other cosmetic products of the shop.

The fire was put off with the help of a fire brigade, local people and police.