Property worth Rs 1.1m gutted


Property worth of Rs 1.1 million was gutted when 10 houses in Narsingh VDC of Sunsari caught fire on Wednesday.

The fire had spread from the house belonging to Kripananda Meheta of Narasingh-7, Inspector Chakra Basnet at the Sunsari district police office said, adding that the houses belonging to Dayananda Meheta, Dev Narayan Meheta, Hiralal Meheta, Lalit, Agamlal, Jagadish, Surya Narayan and Kishor were also destroyed. Fire engines from Itahari, Inaruwa, Dharan, and Biratnagar and police and locals doused the fire after four hours.