Property worth Rs 6mln gutted in Biratnagar fire

BIRATNAGAR: Property worth around Rs 6 million were gutted in a fire that broke out in a restaurant in Biratnagar Metropolitan City-12 on Thursday morning.

According to police, the fire started with an electric short-circuit at around 4:15 am in Geetgazal Restaurant in Panchali. The restaurant was operated by Yogya Shrestha at the house of local Nabin Ghimire.

Police with the help of locals and fire engine brought the fire under control.

Meanwhile, investigation into the case is underway.