Carpet workshop, house gutted; traffic office damaged in fire incidents


In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a carpet workshop and a double-storey house were completely gutted in a mysterious fire incident in Bandipora district.

The fire broke out in the carpet workshop belonging to one, Mohammad Ayoub Wagay, and in a two-storey house owned by Mushtaq Ahmad Khan and Shahbaz Ahmad Khan of Potu Mohalla in Sadunara area of the district, locals said.

They said carpets worth lakhs were completely destroyed and the house was gutted in the mysterious fire incident.

Meanwhile, traffic police headquarters and police station Kothi Bagh were partially damaged in a fire incident in Srinagar.

An official said that a massive fire broke out in the top floor of Traffic Police Headquarters building at around 04:30 am. In the incident top floor of the Headquarters and Kothi Bagh Police station got damaged and all the high end equipment of Traffic Control room burnt to ashes.

The official said that the cause of fire was not known immediately, adding, that the case has been registered in this regard.—KMS


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