6 houses gutted in Jhapa fire
JHAPA : Six houses were destroyed in a fire that broke out at Simaldangi of Jhapa rural municipality-5, Jhapa on Wednesday.
The houses of locals Abdul Karim Ali, Abdul Julas Ali, Amul Ali, Anawar Ali, Smile Ali, and Sameed Ali were destroyed in the blaze this morning, said the District Police Office, Jhapa.
The fire was caused by an electric short circuit that took place in Abdul Karim Ali’s house.
The fire was doused by the police with the help of locals.
The details of the damage caused by the fire are yet to come, police said.