Fire in the central market of Khorog

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On May 28, 2022, at approximately 22:50, the duty unit of the Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan in GBAO received a report that a fire was burning in one of the buildings of the central market in Khorog. In connection with the incident from Rushan, Shugnan, Roshtqala and Khorog all firefighting vehicles - 10 units, auxiliary pumps and more than 500 personnel of law enforcement agencies were mobilized.

As a result of the fire, one of the central buildings with an area of about 500 m2, which includes 48 small shops, was severely damaged by the fire, and 14 other shops were partially damaged, totaling 1 million Somoni.

According to the preliminary conclusion of the experts, the cause of the fire was a short circuit in one of the fast food shops in the market.

Four other market buildings and several shops were saved from the fire while other firefighting measures were taken.

No casualties were reported.

The GBAO Prosecutor's Office has launched a preliminary investigation into the fire and is taking legal action.

Source: Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan