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Fire in Paro damages nun’s hostel

Sep 19, 2011

UPDATE: Following the earthquake a six houses belonging to nuns of Kila Goenpa in Paro was damaged.

The fire broke as a result of the quake. After the quake blew off the roof of altar room, the CGI sheet hit the butter lamps which caused the fire. Kila Goenpa is located on the way to Haa from Paro. Six houses of the nuns were damaged in the fire.

However, no casualties were reported.

Ugyen Guru Lhagang in Pangmisa Geog was affected too. The side walls of the Lhakhang were damaged by the quake. According to initial reports, the Lam’s residence has also collapsed.

The National Museum or the Ta Dzong also reported of cracks and other damages which are yet to be accessed.

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