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Devastating fire in the city

More than 75 houses were left ravaged as a devastating fire broke out at the Paltanbazar based police reserve in Guwahati on Monday morning.

According to information, the incident took place at around 9 in the morning following an electric short circuit. There is no report of any injury in the fire but it reduced to ashes properties lakhs of rupees. It is alleged that the electrical appliances have been lying without any repair for the last several years.

In yet another incident in the wee hours, Manish Jain, a medicine dealer grievously beaten up by the local residents in Shantipur in Guwahati charging him with deliberately setting on fire his goodwon as the goodwon contained some spurious medicines.

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Sidhartha Bezbora's picture

Paltan Bazar area is so crowded am sure the imapact of the fire will be devastating. Are there any casualities ?
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Assam times really provides all hook and corn news of Assam and keep us well equipped with current hapenings
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Are there any casualities ?

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