JHAPA — More than 20 houses were reduced to ashes when a fire broke out at Beldangi-2 of Jhapa on Monday night. However, no human casualties have been reported.
The fire that started from the house of Madan Rijal and quickly spread to other houses, police said.
The cause behind the fire was electric short circuit. Police said that the details of property gutted in the fire are yet to be established.
The fire was taken under control with the help of police personnel and locals backed by fire engines, Assistant Sub-Inspector Chandra Dahal said.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.