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Posts published in “Day: January 17, 2019”

Shops reduced to ashes in an inferno at Nongpoh

HP NEWS SERVICE Hundred of shops were reduced into ashes when a major fire broke out in the wee hour of Wednesday at CTS Memorial Hat, Nongpoh. According to eyewitnesses the fire started at around 12 midnight and the local people rushed to the spot to extinguish the fire but could not stop the fire from engulfing the entire market. A fire extinguisher from Nongpoh Fire Service also rushed to the spot but failed to put-off the fire. Fire extinguisher from Umiam and Byrnihat also rushed to the spot but by then the shops had already reduced to ashes. Owner…