Crime

Fire mishap in Banki; 12 houses gutted

Banki: As many as 12 houses and assets worth lakhs of rupees were reduced to ashes in a fire mishap in Palaputa village under Baumshaputa gram panchayat under Banki block in Cuttack district last night.

The reason behind spread of the blaze was yet to be known. It is suspected that either fire in the cowshed or a short circuit might have caused the mishap.

On being informed, fire vehicles reached the spot and doused the fire after an hour long efforts.

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