Drass: A massive fire on Wednesday evening completely damaged Jamia Masjid in Drass area of Kargil, officials said.
An official told the news agency Kashmir News Observer that a massive fire erupted inside Jamia Masjid Drass, damaging it completely.
He said that the fire erupted from the “Hamam” and soon engulfed the entire Masjid. The official said that the fire was later put off. However, it caused massive damage to the Masjid.
A local told Global News Service that there is no Fire Service Station in Drass. “Fire tenders’ were sought from Kargil to put off the flames, had there been any Fire Service Station in Drass, the loss could have been avoided”, he said, adding, they urge authorities to establish a Fire Service Station in Drass to tackle any such eventuality in future.