Nearly 100 huts gutted in fire in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district

Updated on Nov 23, 2022 05:26 PM IST

Police said that no one has been killed or injured in the incident and the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained

The incident occurred at Lahorijan in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district near the Nagaland border. (Twitter/ANI)
The incident occurred at Lahorijan in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district near the Nagaland border. (Twitter/ANI)

Nearly 100 huts were destroyed in a fire that broke out at Lahorijan in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district near the Nagaland border on Wednesday, officials said adding that no one has been killed or injured in the incident.

The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained, they added.

“The huts which were in close proximity were destroyed in the fire. We have been able to douse the flames,” said Sanjib Kumar Saikia, superintendent of police, Karbi Anglong.

“Thankfully there have been no loss of life or injury reported. The cause of the fire is yet to be known. We will conduct an inquiry,” he added.

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    Utpal is a Senior Assistant Editor based in Guwahati. He covers seven states of North-East India and heads the editorial team for the region. He was previously based in Kathmandu, Dehradun and Delhi with Hindustan Times.

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