SILCHAR FEB 9: At least seven shops have been gutted in a midnight fire at Sonai Bazar area of Cachar district.
According to sources, the fire broke out at a local shop in the area around 2am and soon engulfed the adjacent establishments. At one point, fire engines from Silchar had to rush to the spot to douse the fire. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained, sources said.