Half of a village gutted in Pahalgam


KL Report


Half of a village in the outskirts of world famous tourist resort Pahalgam in Ismababad district gutted in a devastating fire during the intervening night of November, 24, 25.

At least sixty buildings, including houses and granaries, were gutted in an overnight blaze in Frislan Pahalgam. Frislan is a very small village of not more than one hundred structures.

“Sixty structures including residential houses, granaries and cowsheds, were gutted in a fire in Frislan village,” officials said adding that no loss of life was reported.

As many as 17 fire tenders were used to douse the fire. The authorities are trying to ascertain the cause of the blaze.


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