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Inferno gutts shops at Dimakuchi

A ravaging inferno gutted at least five shops near Dimakuchi police station of Udalguri district.  Fire broke out at about 11.30 pm on Friday night. The fire soon spread to a few shops located nearby. Fire-fighters had a tough time as they battled flames before finally succeeding in dousing the blaze. The reason for the blaze is suspected to be from a shop which stocked nearly 150 litres of  petrol. Property worth more than ten  lakhs were gutted in the flames. Reportedly the locals damaged  the fire-fighting vehicles of Khoirabari fire station which allegedly arrive late. Dimakuchi police have lodged an F.I.R against three unknown miscreants for damaging the vehicle .

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Recipient of The Annual Colosseum Awards 2014 & 2015 (by The Assam Tribune group), Shajid Khan is a journalist based in Tangla.In his stint of journalistic experience he has contributed numerous political, socio-political stories for bountiful national,international as well as Assam based publications. He also pens down analytic commentary on print and web based publications.

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