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Fire engulfs Beldangi refugee camp

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Over 110 huts are burnt down by this fire which started in Beldangi today. Photo courtesy: Tilak Niraula/BNS

A massive fire broke out at the Bhutanese Refugee camp at Beldangi-1 of Damak, Jhapa on Tuesday.

Over 110 huts have been reduced to cinders, according to Kantipur, a national online in Nepal. According to our Jhapa based correspondent, the fire broke out from sector B/4.

A few injured persons are rushed to AMDA Hospital, Damak,  our correspondent says.

Meanwhile, fire brigades, security personnel, locals have been trying to douse the fire .

Details to follow.

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