TURA | Feb 28, 2019:

As many as 12 shops were reduced to ashes in a fire which was allegedly caused due to a short circuit this morning in the coal rich village of Jadi near Nongalbibra in South Garo Hills.

The fire, which took place at about 1 am this morning, Feb 28, was quickly doused by fire tenders which ensured the fire did not cause further damage to surrounding areas.

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Fire engines from Nongabibra in SGH with assistance from Williamnagar in EGH were quickly pressed into service and quickly doused the fire.

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There was no reported loss of life though a complete estimate of monetary loss is yet to be made, confirmed the superintendent of police, SGH, Abraham T Sangma.



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