Jammu & Kashmir

20 slum structures gutted in midnight blaze in Jammu

Jammu: At least twenty structures (Jhuggis) were gutted in a fire mishap in a slum area of Trikuta Nagar in Jammu district on late Sunday night.

Slum-dwellers told Kashmir News Observer that an empty structure caught fire on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday and later the fire engulfed entire slum area causing damage to at least twenty slum structures.

They said that all their belongings including eatables were reduced to ashes within no time

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