8 HOUSES gutted at Nowpora
FIRE AT JAMIA MARKET
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Srinagar, Feb 14: At least eight residential houses were gutted Tuesday morning in a fire at Nowpora in Shaher-e-Khaas, police and reports said.
Police said while three houses were reduced to cinder, five others were partially damaged.
An official handout said no one was hurt in the incident adding that the houses belonged to Hilal Ahmed Weechka son of Ghulam Muhammad, Ghulam Qadir Bhat son of Ghulam Ahmed, Abdul Salaam Ganai son of Ghulam Nabi, Muhammad Aslam Ganai son of Muhammad Khalil, Abdul Rashid Ganai son of Ghulam Nabi, Farooq Ahmed Ganai Abdul Ahad, Altaf Ahmed Ganai son of Assadullah, Nazir Ahmed Bhat son of Khalil Ahmed Bhat, all residents of Nowpora.
An official handout on the instructions of Divisional Commissioner Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon, State Red Cross society distributed relief among the affected through Shazia Kawoos and Abdul Jabbar Chakat for the affected families.
“In addition to this, Blankets, Coir Mattresses & quilts were issued from Divisional Disaster Management Store which were distributed by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar Mohammed Akbar Ganai,” the handout added.
“Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar Baseer Ahmed Khan sanctioned Rs10,000/- each for four fully damaged structures and Rs 5,000/- each for two partially damaged structures from the District Red Cross funds,” the handout said.
Meanwhile in a similar incident at Jamia Market, fire broke out in the shop of Khurshid Ahmad Zargar son of Muhammad Maqbool resident of Botshah Mohalla, Lal Bazar.
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