Property worth Rs 3 lakh destroyed in fire

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By Ruwngthung Hrangbung

CHANDEL, Dec 20: A residential house and goods worth around Rs 3 lakh including Rs 1.15 lakh in cash were destroyed by a fire yesterday at Kambang Khullel village under Tengnoupal Police Station in Chandel District.

The fire which broke out at around 1 pm engulfed the house of one Ch Modun Maring son of Ch Konai Maring of Kambang Khullen.

The properties which were destroyed in the fire included 200 tins of paddy, 300 cubics of wooden planks, Rs 1.15 lakh in cash and a license gun (SBBL) among others.

According to the house owner, the incident happened yesterday in broad daylight when all the villagers except some children were out of the village for their respective works and no one knew the origin of the fire.  

An FIR was filed at the Tengnoupal Police Station in connection with the incident.

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