BSF Family Quarter Among Five Structures Damaged In Overnight Fire


SRINAGAR: Five structures including a family quarter of the BSF were gutted in overnight fire incidents in Kashmir valley.

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As per the report, fire erupted in the 3-storey concrete house, housing CRPF’s personnel of 132 battalion, at 1-Housing Colony Sanat Nagar area of Srinagar at around 3 AM. Soon fire tenders reached the spot and doused off the flames.

In the incident, a police officer told news agency GNS that the upper storey of the house was severely damaged while the ground and the first storey suffered partial damage.

Reports said that one CRPF personnel was also injured in the incident but there was no official confirmation. The cause of the fire was not immediately known and is being investigated, the officer said.

In Budgam, sources said that a double-storey family quarter of BSF was damaged in a fire incident at STC Humhama. The cause of the fire is being investigated, they said.

A single-storey house was also damaged in Karabad Colony in Bijbhera in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, sources said.

Two shed-type structures were damaged in a fire incident at Ishber Brein Nishat in Srinagar, they said. Officially there was no injury or loss of life reported in the incidents.


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