Devastating Fire Consumes Khanna Paper Mills in India

(Munish Byala/HT photo)

June 14, 2012 - A devastating fire broke out at the Khanna Paper Mills, one of the leading paper manufacturers in India, on the Amritsar bypass on Tuesday, June 12.

The fire that started at about 2:00 p.m. from the mill's waste stock yard picked up briskly, bringing the mills owners as well as the district administration on toes.

There was about 60 to 70 thousand tonnes of waste paper lying in the mill that caught fire and the estimated loss could run in several crores.

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SOURCE: Hindustan Times