Fire engulfs police station in Balkh province

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    The local officials in Balkh province says that the police station in Dehdadi district is burnt down due to electrical failure and caused damages worth about one million Afghanis.

    According to Balkh province police department the incident happened at 5:30 pm on Saturday, and the three-story building of the police headquarters of the district of Dehdadi was completely burnt down and reduced to ashes.

    He added that there were no casualties in this fire, but property worth about one million Afghanis were lost.

    This is the second government building in Balkh that has caught fire in the last year. A year ago, a part of the building of the Directorate of Information and Culture of this province was also burnt down.—Ariana news