ITBP rescues 100 civilians after fire breaks out in Arunachal Pradesh's Dirang town; 30 shops, houses damaged
A massive fire erupted in Arunachal Pradesh's Dirang town, gutting around 30 shops and houses on Saturday.
A massive fire erupted in Arunachal Pradesh's Dirang town, gutting around 30 shops and houses on Saturday. Twitter @ITBP_official
The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel led the fire-fighting efforts, rescuing more than 100 civilians and "saved" property worth lakhs, the ITBP tweeted. Twitter @ITBP_official
ITBP also provided food to the affected 100 people. No casualties have been reported so far and the fire has been brought under control, reports said. The cause of the fire is yet to be determined. Twitter @ITBP_official
Union minister Kiren Rijiju, who hails from the northeastern state, thanked the ITBP, SSB, local police and citizens for their efforts in dousing the fire and assured rehabilitation to the affected people. Twitter @ITBP_official