Fire guts three residential houses in border town Karnah


Three residential houses were damaged in a fire incident on Tuesday night in Kandi village of border town Karnah in Kupwara district.

The three residential houses belong to  Raja Abdul Majid Khan, and his sons – Raja Amjad Khan and Raja Asif Khan of Kandi village.

Local reports said that the fire tenders were an hour late after the fire station was informed of the incident.

Local sources said that fire broke out at 11 PM and was brought under control five hours later but not before it completely destroyed the houses.

Reports said that short circuit is believed to be the cause of the devastating fire.


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