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Firesale: Looters plunder burnt warehouse

Looters helped themselves to goods inside the burnt Atlas Trading warehouse in Vatuwaqa today. Atlas Trading owner Navin Chandra referred queries to an unnamed insurance company, which later confirmed to FBC an investigator has been brought in from overseas to finalise investigations. It was also reported a private security firm was hired by the insurer […]

Calvin Prasad

September 8, 2015 1:42 am

Looters helped themselves to goods inside the burnt Atlas Trading warehouse in Vatuwaqa today.

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Footage aired by FBC shows men, women and children retrieving goods from the warehouse, and some even loading them onto vehicles. Photo: FBC News

Atlas Trading owner Navin Chandra referred queries to an unnamed insurance company, which later confirmed to FBC an investigator has been brought in from overseas to finalise investigations.

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The Atlas Trading warehouse in Vatuwaqa burnt down two week ago. The cause of the fire is still unknown.

It was also reported a private security firm was hired by the insurer to guard the property, and police have also setup patrol around the area.

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