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Fire erupts in one of Jalalabad markets

Fire erupts in one of Jalalabad markets

Jan 04, 2019 - 14:03

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Efforts were underway to control the fire erupted in one of the markets in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, on Friday, an official said.

The fire erupted as a result of short circuits in the market owned by Noor Mohammad, said the fire brigade director.

He added, Information about financial losses could not be obtained so far, but it is said that goods worth millions of Afghanis were available in the market.

The fire engulfed six storey building and efforts to control it were underway by the fire brigade team.

Security personnel have arrived in the site of fire and helped other shopkeepers to transfer their goods to a safe place.

Governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told Pajhwok Afghan News that the fire erupted as a result of short circuit and the fire brigade team was trying to control the fire



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