Assam: Major fire breaks out in Hojai district, several shops gutted

Assam: Major fire breaks out in Hojai district, several shops gutted

GUWAHATI: More than eight shops engulfed in flames after a huge fire broke out at Jurpukhuri area in Lanka town in Hojai district of Assam.

Locals said that the fire initially broke out from a hardware store at Jurpukhuri in Lanka. Immediately several shops were engulfed in fire of the daily market and properties worth lakhs were destroyed.

Several fire tenders were pressed into service and the fire was brought under control.

No casualties has been reported so far.

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