Electrical short circuit triggers fire in Rajbiraj shop

RAJBIRAJ: A fire in a grocery store at Shambhunath Municipality-6 in Saptari has gutted properties equivalent to Rs 500,000 on Tuesday.

The shop belonged to a local Binod Kumar Gupta, police informed.

According to police, the fire broke out from an electrical short circuit destroying food commodities and cash, the Saptari District Police Office added.

The fire was brought under the control by locals and police.