One girl self immolated in Islamabad while another jumped in the river in Srinagar, a police statement said.
“A girl (name with held) resident of Achabal, Islamabad set herself ablaze by sprinkling kerosene oil on her body. She was shifted to SKIMS Soura, Srinagar for treatment where she succumbed to her injuries,” the statement said.
After performing all medico-legal formalities, the body was handed over to her relatives for last rites.
It added that a girl (name with held) resident of Sonwar jumped in river Jhelum from foot bridge Sonwar. “Efforts are on to retrieve the body from the river. Police has registered a case in this regard.”
The statement further said that two structures were damaged in two separate fire incidents across the valley.
“Fire broke out in a canteen of Manzoor Ahmad Khan son of Abdul Gaffar resident of Nadigam at Government Girls Higher Secondary School Shopian, resulting in the partial damage to the canteen. Fire was brought under control by fire tenders and police.”
“Fire broke out in the shop of Khursheed Ahmad Wani son of Mohammad Subhan resident of Darhmuna Soibugh, Budgam, in the jurisdiction of Police Station Budgam. In this incident the shop was gutted completely,” the statement said.
Meanwhile, a labourer Deva son of Ram Deva resident of Nepal received electric shock while working at a shopping complex at Malshahi Bagh, Ganderbal and got injured. He was shifted to SKIMS Soura, Srinagar for treatment.