Fire broke out in a residential house at Kurhama, Ganderbal resulting in the death of an eight month old baby girl Thursday afternoon.
Reports said that Rabia Jan, daughter of Mushtaq Ahamd Ganai, resident of Kurhama, was sleeping when fire broke out and spread very quickly.
According to reports Mushtaq is a shopkeeper by profession and he was at his shop when the fire broke out. Her mother had also gone out to the shop to serve tea to her husband.
Eyewitnesses told Kashmir Life that the fire appeared from the same room where the infant Rabia was sleeping resulting in her tragic death.
They alleged the Fire and Emergency Service, for allegedly reaching the spot an hour after being informed about the fire incident.