Fire guts property
KATHMANDU: Property worth Rs 257,000 was gutted in a fire in Paiyuntar of Kathmandu on Friday.
Police said a shanty of Ram Bahadur Tamang, a permanent resident of Narjawa-9 of Nuwakot district, had caught fire and destroyed his television set, gold ornaments, clothes and cash, collectively worth Rs 166,000.
Meanwhile, the fire spread to the adjacent hut of Bhakta Bahadur Tamang, a permanent resident of Namuna-5 of Nuwakot district, and destroyed his television, jewellery and cash, collectively worth Rs 91,000.
A fire brigade assisted by locals had doused the fire.
Further investigation is underway.