Fire engulfs 5 restaurants in Pokhara

POKHARA: Five restaurants were reduced to cinders in a fire that broke out on the bank of Fewa Lake in Pokhara on Monday.

“Five restaurants were completely destroyed in the fire. Properties worth around Rs 150 million were destroyed in the blaze,” DSP Chini Maya Tamang, Chief at the Baidam Police Office said.

Police said that the fire has already been taken under control. The reason behind the fire is yet to be established.

The fire that started at around 3 am today was taken under at around 6 am, locals said.

The incident might have occurred due to electric short circuit, police said.

 

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