40 houses destroyed in fire in Balkhu

Posted on: October 01, 2017 | views: 201

A massive fire that broke out last night in front of the Fruits Market at Balkhu in Kathmandu destroyed at least 40 houses. 


The fire was sparked by a traditional oil-fed lamp at the house of Man Bahadur BK quickly spread onto nearby houses. 


As many as 15 LPG gas cylinders blew up, razing down food items, clothes, furniture and all other belongings in all 40 houses, according to a local, Shyam Das Pandey. Similarly, three people were reported hurt in the blaze.