Shop catches fire in Thoubal

THOUBAL, 14th Oct: A spectacles shop at Thoubal Keithel caught fire on Sunday evening at about 7.45 damaging some properties and documents inside the shop. The shop belongs to one Thounaojam ongbi Manandini, wife of Th Oken of Thoubal Haokha. People present there saw smoke emanating out of the shop and informed Thoubal fire service immediately. Timely response by the fire service personnel managed to control the fire from damaging the shop completely and prevented spreading to neighbouring shops.
Though the exact source of the fire is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that electric short circuit might have sparked the fire.

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