SRINAGAR: Reports said that a resident was charred to death in an early morning fire incident in Srinagar’s Qamarwari area.
Local news gatherer KDC identified the person as Bashir Ahmad Baba, son of Abdul Gani.
Though the details are yet to emerge, initial reports said the death occurred due to a fire that started with a Kangri, Kashmir’s traditional fire pot.
Baba was rushed to SMHS Hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead.
The news gatherer quoted a police officer confirming the incident, insisting the cause of the fire is being investigated. FSL has been associated with the investigations process, the report added.
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