Flame engulfs property worth Rs 1million

BIRGUNJ: A flame had engulfed property worth about Rs 1 million  at Parawanipur of Birgunj in Parsa district  on Sunday night.

According to police, the fire, which broke out due to gas leakage, had destroyed the  houses of Sukhdev Ram, Binod Ram, Sagir Hawari, Sajan Alam and Bharat Sah at the place, said police.

The fire was put off with the help of a fire brigade, police and locals.