Gas leakage sparks fire in Thamel

KATHMANDU: Property worth around Rs 80,000 was destroyed in a fire, in Bhagwanbahal of Thamel on Sunday.

According to police, the fire was induced by a gas leakage in a rented room of Nagan Puri Sherpa (46).

The fire destroyed a fridge, a kitchen stove, a solar battery and two tables in the room, police added.

Police said the fire was brought under the control with the help of the locals.

Further investigation into the case is underway, they added.