Property worth million of rupees gutted in rice mill fire

PARSA: Property worth million of rupees was reduced to ashes in a fire at a rice mill at Sakhuwa Prasauni Rural Municipality this morning.

The fire at the mill owned by Gayasuddin Miya originated from a electric short-circuit at 2:00 am and was doused with the help of Armed Police Force; Nepal Police and the locals, officials informed.

Rice stock, sailor machine, other machinery and cash Rs 700,000 were destroyed in the fire.