A massive fire in Assam’s West Karbi Anglong gutted 50 shops at a market place and caused losses of over Rs 1 crore. The incident took place on Friday night at Kheroni Bazar area in the hill district.
At least 50 shops and business establishments were completely gutted in the devastating fire. Properties worth over Rs 1 crore were reduced to ashes.There were no reports of any casualty in the incident.
As the blaze started raging, locals tried to douse the flame and also informed police and fire service department. Several fire tenders reached the spot and managed to control the situation after several hours. Police suspect that the fire was caused due to short circuit. And there were no casualty in the incident.