Fire in Army's ammunition depot in Bathinda, no loss of life

Several fire tenders have reached the spot it was finally controlled by 7 am

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Sep 07, 2017, 20:05 PM IST
Fire in Army's ammunition depot in Bathinda, no loss of life
Pic Courtesy: ANI

Punjab: A massive fire broke out on Thursday morning at the Army's ammunition depot in Bathinda.

Several fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the fire was finally controlled by 7 am.

PTI quoted Deputy Commissioner (DC) Diprava Lakra as saying,"Fire broke out at the Army's ammunition depot here at 5:10 am. It was contained by 6:30 am.''

There was no loss of life in the incident, he said, adding that the assessment of the damage will be done by the Army.

A short circuit was stated to be the reason behind the fire, he further said.