Aalo, Aug 1, 2017: Tragedy struck Tadin village again as 37 houses were reduced to ashes in a devastating fire accident in the early morning of Tuesday.
A community Dere, three granaries and 19 rice mills were also destroyed in the fire that broke out around 2.30 am.
There were no reports of any casualties while the cause of the fire is not known yet.
In 2015, 14 dwelling houses, including two granaries, a church and six rice mills were gutted down in fire.
The Indian Army, ITBP, IRBn, Civil Police and public are involved to provide food and temporary shelter to the victims. Tents are being set up, medicines and ration items distributed by Army and ITBP while electricity and water supplies have been restored.
West Siang Deputy Commissioner Gamli Padu visited the spot accompanied by the DDMO and departmental heads, provided Rs.1, 40,600 to the affected families as immediate relief. He also handed over Rs.1 Lakh donated by Hotel Todo (Itanagar) to the affected people.
Later, the Deputy Commissioner held an emergency meeting and appealed to all Departmental Heads, public and business communities to render all possible help and contribute in cash and kind for the suffering people.
West Siang unit of Galo Welfare Society President Dr. Nyage Geyi, Galo Students’ Union President Binya Ronya, Galo Ane and various other organisations have assured all possible help from their sides.
Source: Arunachal Times
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