SILCHAR: A broke out and took a poultry farm into its clutches in Sonai in Cachar district late on Sunday night.
The poultry farm belonged to Rakhi Begum Laskar, daughter of Mastur Ali, a resident of Sonai. Rakhi, who got separated from her husband, had started the poultry farm recently with the aim to earn her livelihood.
According to sources, the fire broke out at the poultry farm in Sonai and destroyed the farm completely. Nearly 900 chickens were killed in the blaze. The total loss estimated was around Rs. 3 lakh, sources said.