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Four houses gutted in GJM chief's neighbourhood

The gutted residences belonged to Gurung's supporters -- Dinesh Thing, Rajesh Thing, Prabin Subba and Amit Chand.

Published: 15th October 2017 01:11 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th October 2017 01:11 PM   |  A+A-

By IANS

DARJEELING: Four houses were gutted in a deadly fire in Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung's neighbourhood in Darjeeling, police said on Sunday.

"Gurung's house and the party office were not gutted. The fire engulfed the houses opposite Gurung's residence," said Manoj Verma, IG, Darjeeling range.

The gutted residences belonged to Gurung's supporters -- Dinesh Thing, Rajesh Thing, Prabin Subba and Amit Chand.

The police said the fire broke out after midnight and was brought under control around 3 a.m. on Sunday.



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