Fire at Jagiroad ASTC bus station | Numerous documents burnt

Jagiroad, March 03: A devastating fire broke out at the Assam State Transport Corporation (ASTC) bus station, Jagiroad, yesterday wherein numerous official documents were burnt. The old building of the bus station caught fire due to alleged short circuit, after which nearly 70% of the building was destroyed.

ASTC employees and local people tried to put the fire out but could not succeed in saving the documents present in the building.

It must be noted that the old building was in dilapidated condition and the staff had already shifted to the new office building, built towards the back side of the old building, months ago.

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