LASPUR: A fire destroyed a house in the Brok village of Laspur valley in Upper Chitral last night.
Talking to ChitralToday correspondent, Mirza Nadir, the owner of the house, said household items along with Rs500,000 cash were burnt in the fire. He said he had suffered a loss of over Rs2 million.
Mr Nadir said he along with his family was in the house of a relative when his son, who was at home, informed him about the fire. The flames quickly engulfed the whole house and destroyed it even though neighbours tried to extinguish it the whole night. The cause of the fire could not be known.–Amir Nayab