KATHMANDU: A parked tourist bus caught fire in Naya Bazaar of Kathmandu on Friday, completely destroying the vehicle.
The bus (Ga 1 Pa 708), parked at a garage owned by Hari Bhatta at Nursery Chok, Naya Bazaar, KMC-16, had caught the fire.
In another case, an electronic short circuit sparked fire at a cloth store in Pangabato of Kirtipur Municipality-17 on Saturday.
Valuables worth Rs 500,000 were reduced to ashes at the store owned by Gopal Maharjan today.
Police, assisted by locals, had contained the fire.
Further investigation is underway.