SRTC bus gutted in Budgam fire mishap

BUDGAM — The Jammu and Kashmir Road Transport Corporation bus has gutted in a fire mishap in Khag area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Monday.

Reports said one SRTC bus bearing registration number JK0IY-0848 parked at Shunglipora Khag area of Budgam district suddenly caught fire and the bus (made of fiber) gutted completely in this mishap on Monday morning at around 7:00 hours.

A police officer confirmed the incident and said the cause of the fire is yet to be known; however, a case under relevant sections of law is being registered in this regard and further investigation is on to get to the bottom of the cause of fire. — (KDC)