Tag

Fire

Browsing

At least six residential houses were damaged, most of them fully, in highly congested Nawab Bazar area in old city Srinagar here, officials said on Thursday. Quoting the officials, news agency GNS reported that the fire erupted at around 4:20 am apparently due to short-circuit in one of the houses. Soon the fire spread and engulfed five other houses in the vicinity. The fire was controlled with the help of fire tenders, locals and police,…

Baramulla: At least 20 shops were damaged in a massive blaze, which broke out during the intervening night of Sunday and Monday in Watergam area of Rafiabad in north Kahsmir Baramulla district. An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that fire broke out in a two-storey shopping complex in Watergam area, in which goods worth lakhs were destroyed. He said that the fire broke out in one of the shops in the complex…

Srinagar: An armed forces personnel was injured in an “accidental fire” at Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday. Official sources said that the rifle of the policeman identified as Mohammad Ashraf, went off accidentally and the bullet hit him on the foot in Tujjer area of Sopore town. The Jammu and Kashmir policeman, part of the Quick Response Team (QRT), was later shifted to hospital for treatment, they added. Free Press Kashmir…