Civilian, firefighter injured as blaze erupts in Srinagar’s Lal Chowk

Fire in Lal Chowk Srinagar on the morning of June 24, 2023. [Photo: KNT]

Srinagar: A civilian and a firefighter was injured on Saturday after fire broke out in a shopping complex in Regal Lane of Lal Chowk area in central Kashmir’s Srinagar district, official sources said.

They told GNS that a fire broke out in a two-storeyed shopping complex around 10:30 am.

“The F&ES Department was intimated which reached the site to douse off the flames”, they said adding during the rescue operation a firefighter and a civilian were Injured.

When contacted, a F&ES Department official confirmed to GNS about the injury to its firefighter namely Gulzar Ahmad and the civilian during the rescue operation. “The fire is largely under control”, the official further said.

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