Shops gutted in blazing inferno

It is suspected, the fire broke-out due to a short-circuit

A massive fire broke out at Mankachar in Assam’s South Salmara district. Two shops were gutted in the fire and properties worth lakhs were destroyed in the blazing fire.

Fire tenders arrived at the spot and after hours of struggle, the fire tenders succeeded to douse the flames.

Meanwhile, it is being suspected that the massive fire broke out due to a short-circuit in one of the shops.