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Fire breaks out in Jharkhand Assembly building

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the new Jharkhand Assembly building after its inauguration in September.

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the new Jharkhand Assembly building after its inauguration in September.   | Photo Credit: Manob Chowdhury

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There was no report of any injury

A fire broke out in the Jharkhand Assembly building here, Fire Brigade sources said on Thursday.

The fire broke out on the third floor of the newly constructed Assembly building on Wednesday night, the sources said, adding that the fire brigade personnel brought the blaze under control within two and half hours.

There was no report of any injury, they said.

The exact cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained, a police officer said.

The newly constructed Jharkhand Assembly building at Kute in Ranchi was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 12.

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