Indian Embassy in Myanmar catches fire

Reported by Staff Correspondent Translated by Soe Tint
A fire broke out in the Indian Embassy in Yangon, Myanmar, on 15 July.

The fire started at about 6.5 pm due to the extreme heat of an inverter on the second floor of the embassy building, which is located at the corner of Pansoedan Street and Merchant Street in Kyauktada Townsip.

Twenty vehicles, including 16 fire trucks, rushed to the scene and managed to put out the fire at 6.30 pm.

Some documents, furniture and computers were damaged in the fire. During the fire, members of a police battalion guarded the embassy for its safety.

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