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Fire breaks out near Punjab IGs public meet in Jagraon

Panic gripped at Celebration Regency in Jagraon where Punjab IG (Jalandhar zone 2) Arpit Shukla was about to reach to attend a public meeting, after fire broke out in a field adjacent to the venue.

punjab Updated: Apr 19, 2017 12:04 IST
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Two fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the flames.
Two fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the flames. (HT Photo)

Panic gripped at Celebration Regency in Jagraon where Punjab inspector general of police ( IG), Jalandhar zone 2, Arpit Shukla was about to reach to attend a public meeting, after fire broke out in a field adjacent to the venue.

Over 200 members, including villagers and sarpanches, who had come to attend the meeting rushed outside on noticing the fire. A heavy smog of fire engulfed the field. Two fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the flames.

The incident occurred at 11.20 am.

IG Arpit Shukla was yet to arrive.