Property worth Rs 2.2 lakh gutted in Sankhuwasabha house fire

BHOJPUR: Property worth over Rs 200,000 were gutted in a house fire in Nayabasti of Makalu Rural Municipality-3 in Sankhuwasabha district on Sunday.

The house caught fire after an aerosol lighter kept near a stove exploded, gutting furniture, clothes and Rs 150,000 cash that occurred at around 1:00 pm yesterday, said police.

Police, with the help of locals doused the fire.