Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

3 cotton stores, 2 vehicles gutted by Nangarhar blaze

3 cotton stores, 2 vehicles gutted by Nangarhar blaze

Dec 31, 2015 - 12:28

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Some cotton stores, two vehicles and other tools were destroyed in a blaze in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, on Thursday, an official said.

The fire erupted at Matin Market in the 4th municipality district at around 10:00am, said the governor’s spokesman, Attaullah Khogyani. Seven shops and two vehicles were gutted.

Khogyani added the fire, caused by a gas cylinder, spread to cotton stores that were reduced ashes. The losses are still being worked out.

Governor Salim Khan Kunduzi expressed concerns over the incident, tasking the emergency response committee to reach the site immediately and provide necessary help to shopkeepers.

Obaidullah, one of the affected shopkeeper, said he had lost three stores of cotton accounting for 2.5 million rupees. He had no idea what caused the blaze



Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.




Twitter Update