Fire guts property worth 2.5 mln

KAKARBHITTA: Property worth around Rs 2.5 million was destroyed in a fire that broke out at a grocery store at Mechinagar- 2 of Jhapa district on Saturday night.

According to proprietor Dilip Saha, the incident might have occured due to electric short circuit.

The fire was later taken under control with the help of a fire engine and police personnel.