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Fire gutted property worth Rs 3 m

Property worth Rs 3 million has been gutted in fire which broke out at Falkun Kastha Udhyog, a Satungal-based furniture industry in the capital around 11:00 am on Sunday morning due to electric short circuit.

A generator, two machines used for cutting timber, five motors, a cup-board, a bed, two rolls of clothes, and 750 cubic feet of various timbers were destroyed by the fire, informed proprietor of the industry, Indra Bam.

According to Sub-Inspector of the Metropolitan Police Sector in Balambu, Birendra Juhari, along with fire extinguishers, locals and police personnel helped to bring the fire under control.

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