Darul Uloom, 2 houses damaged in fire in Khaniyar Srinagar

Marriage Hall Among 3 Structures Also Suffer Slight Damages In Inferno

Srinagar, July 21 : A Darul Uloom seminary) and two residential houses were damaged in a massive fire in Khaniyar area 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 is being investigated, officials told.

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

Officials of Fire and Emergency department told that timely intervention prevented fire from spreading to more houses. “Because of the narrow lanes, the normal fire engine could be taken to the spot and the department took it in a small load carrier,” the official said.

The official with the help of locals and other allied agencies, fire was contained. He said that there was no report regarding injury to anyone in the fire incident. Asked about the casue of fire, he said, the same is being investigated by the police.