CRPF barrack gutted in fire

Srinagar  A Central Reserve Police (CRPF) barrack along with signal centre was gutted in a fire incident in Pulwama district of South Kashmir on Saturday.  

Official sources said that fire erupted inside a barrack of 183 bn CRPF stationed at juice factory Ballow Rajpur due to leakage of gas.

In the fire incident, a barrack, signal centre and a service rifle (INSAS) was completely gutted.

Two CRPF men also sustained minor burn injuries, they said.

The fire tenders reached the spot and doused off the flames while surrounding buildings were saved due to the time intervention.

When contacted IG CRPF, Nalin Prabhat told GNS that a portion of signal centre was damaged in the fire incident and the timely action by the fire tenders averted the major damage.

Meanwhile, police has registered a case and start investigations into the incident, they said. (GNS)

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