Six residential houses gutted in overnight blaze in Srinagar

SRINAGAR — At least six residential houses were gutted in an overnight blaze at Kunrache locality in Dalgate area of Srinagar.

Reports said that flames broke out of a residential house and soon after spreading to several structures in proximity during night hours that left several families affected.

They said that the residences of Mudasir Ahmad Matta son of Abdul Khaliq, Ghulam Qadir Matta son of late Mohammad Sidiq, Ghulam Mohammad Matta son of Mohammad Abdullah, Zahoor Ahmad Dar son of Abdul Rahim, Mohd Sidiq Matta son of Ghulam Ahmad and Tabasum Mehnaz daughter of Mohammad Saleem were gutted in this overnight blaze.

Quoting an official news agency KDC reported that at least six residential houses suffered damage in the fire incident and out of them some houses received partial damage. The timely action prevented the fire from spreading further in the congested locality, he said, adding that there was no loss of life or injury in the incident.

He said that the cause of the fire is being investigated.