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Fire broke out in residential building near Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal

China News Agency, Kathmandu, March 7th At noon on the 7th local time, a fire broke out in two residential buildings near the Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal. Three people were injured.

It is reported that a residential building started to fire at around 12:45 on the same day, the reason is pending. Then the gas tank in the building exploded, causing the fire to spread to the next building.

The location of the fire is just across the street from Durbar Square in Kathmandu, with a straight line distance of about 50 meters. Kathmandu Durbar Square is the old royal palace of the Mala Dynasty and the Shah Dynasty in Nepal. There are dozens of local architecture buildings. Kathmandu Durbar Square is also a World Heritage Site.

The reporter saw at the scene that many firefighters had already carried out fire fighting at the scene. After more than two hours of work, the open fire has been extinguished and three wounded have been taken to hospital for treatment. Since most of the rooms in the above two buildings were on fire, there were not many materials rescued.

It is reported that the above two buildings are relatively old, and there are many wooden columns and wooden windows inside, which caused the fire to spread. At the same time, the interval between the rooms in the residential area is extremely narrow, and if the fire is out of control, the consequences are unimaginable.

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