Mahilpur: Shiv Kumar Bawa: Nearly a dozen of the huts of migrant labourers were burnt to ashes at village Sarhala Kalan in Mahilpur block of Hoshiarpur district.
Babu Ram and Mohan Singh both migrants from Uttar Pradesh said that the fire broke out suddenly and burnt a dozen of the huts within few minutes. He said that the residents of village Sarhala Kalan helped them to extinguish the fire.
They said that the goods and other important things were burnt in the fire of Rs. 4 Lakh. They demanded compensation from the Government.