A restaurant at Thamel, Faces Lounge caught fire after gas cylinder exploded. Another popular outlet, Shisha Cafe & Terrace Bar, which is right next to the lounge is also said to have been affected. Further details have not been known yet.
A massive fire that broke out in Thamel on Thursday night has finally come under control after nine hours on Friday morning.The fire is brought under control after using fire brigades from Lalitpur, Bhaktapur and Kathmndu districts and more than two dozens of private water tanks to douse the fire.
It has been estimated that the the fire has destroyed property worth millions. The fire has destroyed the Thamel-based Pilgrim Books House and the books stored at the shop along with the three houses of Sher Bahadur Shahi and Ajaya Shahi.