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India: Fire at retailer destroys stocks worth $4.9 million

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A fire at a warehouse of the Indian Naval Canteen Stores in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, caused damage worth 300 million Indian rupees ($4.9 million), sources said.

The sources said around 70% of the groceries, liquor and several electronic appliances were destroyed in the blaze, The New Indian Express reported. The flames caused some damage to a nearby State Bank of India branch office.

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