Myagdi school building gutted in fire

MYAGDI: Property worth around Rs 10 million was destroyed when a fire broke out at the Balmandir Foundation School in Dandakhet of Beni Municipality-14 in the district.

In the fire incident that took place on Wednesday night, the two-storey school building was completely destroyed.

The school's administrative block, computer lab and library on the first floor were completely destroyed, informed a school teacher Ram Prasad Sharma.

Total property damage in the incident has not been calculated, police said.

The fire that began at around 5 pm was put off with the joint effort of locals and police after 4 hours.

Police said the cause of the inferno is yet to be ascertained.