KATHMANDU: A massive fire has broken out at squatter settlement in Sinamangal of Kathmandu.
According to SP Narayan Singh Khadka, Spokesperson of Kathmandu Metropolitan Police Range, Hanumandhoka, the fire erupted from the squatter settlement at around 1:40 pm this afternoon.
No human casualty has been reported so far, however, the fire is spreading rapidly as the huts in the settlement are made of wood, hay and plastics. “Fire engines have already been deputed at the site,” said SP Khadka, adding that police have also diverted the routes of water tankers to the fire site.
The details of property loss are yet to be assessed, he said.