Sunday, November 11, 2007

65 huts gutted in fire in Belgandi refugee camp


Sixty five shanties housing the Bhutanese refugees were gutted in fire in Bengandi camp, Jhapa district, Friday evening.

The fire spread from the kitchen of one of the shanties at around 7:00 pm, reports said. With the help of fire brigade vehicles from Damak and Kakarbhitta, the locals and the police had managed to put out the fire after three hours.

Nearly 500 refugees have been displaced due to the fire breakout.

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