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Fire eruption in Kabul Bush Bazaar wreaks huge losses

Fire eruption in Kabul Bush Bazaar wreaks huge losses

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Nov 21, 2017 - 12:43

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Several shops were gutted when a fire erupted in the Bush Bazaar in the capital Kabul Tuesday morning, causing millions Afghanis losses.

Eyewitnesses told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place at 10am today. About 20 shops were torched, said Ahmad, an eyewitness of the incident.

The fire was lightened up by a customer of shopkeeper who verbally disputed with, he said. The dispute was ended with the mediation of other people but the customer later shed a bottle of petrol on the shop and then lightened it up, he added.

The perpetrator managed to flee the area; the shops selling perfume, protean, shoes and clothes.

Pajhwok reporter from the site, said firefighters and security forces were trying to extinguish the fire. Shopkeepers and security officials have not yet commented about the incident.

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