30 November 2020 10:25 am

On Diwali, 80 jhuggis reduced to ashes in Panchkula’s Saketri village

- Posted on 15 November 2020

Panchkula, November 15

Around 80 jhuggis in Saketri village near here were gutted in a fire on the evening Diwali on Saturday, a fire department official said. 

Around 40 migrant families were left devastated and homeless. 

After receiving an alert around 3:15 pm, as many as 6 fire tenders, including one from Kalka, were rushed to the spot. It took them more than 3 hours to put out the fire. 

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