Darul Uloom, 2 Houses Damaged in Khanyar Fire

Marriage Hall Among 3 Structures Also Suffer Slight Damages In Inferno

Srinagar- A Darul Uloom (Islamic seminary) and two residential houses were damaged in a fire incident in Khanyar locality of Srinagar on Thursday. A marriage hall and two more houses in the vicinity also suffered slight damage in the fire, the cause of which was being investigated, according to the officials.

They said that fire erupted in the congested locality during early morning and caused damage to two houses besides the seminary.

Officials of the Fire and Emergency Department say that timely intervention prevented fire from spreading to more houses. “Because of the narrow lanes, the normal fire engine could not be taken to the spot and the department took a small load carrier,” the officials said. With the help of locals and other allied agencies, they said, the fire was contained.

They said that there was no report regarding injury to anyone in the fire incident. Asked about the cause of the fire, they said the same is being investigated by the police.

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