KARNATAKA

Huts destroyed

Staff Reporter

BANGALORE: Around 15 huts were destroyed in a fire that broke out near J.C. Road here on Saturday.

According to officials of the Department of Fire and Emergency Services, the fire broke out on 2nd Cross, J.C. Road around 4.10 p.m. in Kalasipalya police station limits.

Eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the fire.

Attacked

A gang of five men chased a moneylender and attacked him with weapons in broad daylight on Saturday. The victim is battling for life in a private hospital.

According to the Kempe Gowda Nagar police, the victim’s name is S. Sathish (30) Police said the attack was because of an old enmity.