IMPHAL, December 26: A private residence was this morning razed to the ground with only one room left partly standing at thangmeiband Tarung Khul at around 7:15am.
The inferno also destroyed a Bajaj Pulsar completely.
The house belongs to Rashong Panmei, 85, village chief of Tarung khul.
According to family sources, property worth around Rs 8 lakhs was destroyed during the fire.
The family further stated that the fire could have been started from an electric short circuit.