FIRE GUTS FIVE HOUSES IN HAA
A fire in Kibri, Haa, razed five traditional houses to ground on September 27; however, no casualties were reported. Though the cause of the fire is not known, the residents suspect a short circuit.There were about 15 people inside the houses when it caught fire. Residents said the fire started from the house at the end of the lane. Works and human settlement minister, Dorji Choden and home minister Dawa Gyeltshen were at the site of the incident. Lyonpo Dorji Choden, the officiating prime minister handed over a semso of Nu 10,000 each to the households from the Office of the Gyalpoi Zimpon. Four houses were insured.