Jammu & Kashmir

Fire guts house in central Kashmir

A fire brigadier stands atop vehicle as he prepares to douse flames. [FPK File Photo/ Zainab]

Budgam: A residential house was damaged in a fire incident in Beerwah area in central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Thursday evening.

Local sources said that a house belonging to Khazir Mohammad Malla, a resident of Peth Malpora in Beerwah area was gutted after a fire broke out, which engulfed the structure.

The reason, as per the initial details, behind the fire, was said to be a purported gas leakage.

A police officer confirmed and said that the cognizance of the fire incident has been taken and further investigation is on. (KDC)

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