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Inferno guts six houses

TANGLA: A  devastating inferno gutted six houses in Pujakhola locality of Tangla town on Tuesday night at about 9 pm.

Though the source of the fire has not been ascertained ,fire broke out followed by explosion of  six cylinders razing the properties worth lakhs  to the ground  within minutes.

The house belongs to Fakira Ansari, Manik Ali,Bhim Ram,Raj Kumar Prasad,Akon Rabha and Sankar Basfor.

"We lost all our belongings including educational certificates of my daughter"said Sankar Basfor.

According to sources, properties worth around thirty lakhs was destroyed in the fire.

"The fire tenders from Tangla and Khoirabari doused the fire within minutes or else the devastation would have been massive."said Vice Chairman of Tangla Municipal Board,Sankar Sarkar . Tangla Municipal Board also distributed ration and clothes to the victim families. Paneri MLA ,Kamali Basumatari also visited the families and assured of financial assistance.

However no was  injured in the incident.

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