Over 700 Shops Gutted After Fire In Arunachal’s Oldest Market


Itanagar: Around 700 shops were reduced to ashes in a massive fire that broke out at Naharlagun Daily Market near Arunachal’s Itanagar on Tuesday morning, police said.

However, no casualty was reported from the incident.

The market, the oldest in the state, is situated near the fire station and Naharlagun police station, around 14 km from Arunachal Pradesh’s capital Itanagar.

While the exact cause behind the incident is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected to be caused by firecrackers or lamps lit for Diwali celebrations, police said.

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