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Major fire destroys over 100 houses

Posted by Ramesh Khati on September 9, 2009

Itanagar, Sep 8 (PTI) Over 100 houses were gutted in an major fire that broke out in a densely populated locality West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh, police said today.

Though there was no report of any casualty, property was destroyed in the blaze in Nigam Basti area yesterday, Superintendent of Police Tusar Taba said.

He said around 200 cattle perished in the fire that broke out at 12 noon and spread rapidly.

Fire engines were rushed from district headquarters at Aalo to douse the flames, he said adding that cause of the fire is yet to be known.

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