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Rs 50 lakh medicine gutted as shop catches fire in Ludhiana

Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013 - 19:50

Ludhiana: Medicines worth over Rs 50 lakh were gutted after a major fire broke out on Sunday at a wholesale chemist shop in Pindi Street area in Ludhiana.

As many as six fire tenders took more than two hours to bring the fire under control, police said.
According to the shop owner, stored drugs estimated to be worth over Rs 50 lakh were destroyed in the fire and the building also suffered damage, they said.
Cause behind the fire is being ascertained but fire officials suspect it could have broken out due to a short circuit, they said.


First Published: Sunday, April 21, 2013 - 19:50

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