Two persons injured, 7 residential houses gutted in Srinagar blaze

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In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, two persons including a firefighter sustained burn injuries in a late Friday night blaze in Srinagar in which at least 7 houses and a couple of shops gutted completely.

Local residents told the media that a fire broke out in a residential house in Chandpora (Gadood Bagh) area of Srinagar on late Friday night and spread to other houses. They said, seven residential houses were destroyed completely in the blaze. A book shop was also gutted in the incident, they said.

The locals said that a firefighter identified as Muhammad Rouf Wani and a house owner Altaf Ahmed Sheikh sustained burn injuries while dousing the flames.—KMS