2 buildings gutted in BB Cantt fire

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Apr 13: Two buildings of Army’s ‘Signal Company’ at the Badami Bagh Cantonment here were gutted in a fire incident on Saturday evening. The cause of fire is being ascertained.
Police said the fire occurred at around 7.45 PM in one of the buildings of Army’s Signal Center located near Shivpora Crossing here. Police said the fire then spread and damaged one more building.
Police said “most of the material in the buildings was fully damaged.” “The cause of fire is being ascertained,” a police official, who was monitoring the situation, said. He said most of communication equipment got damaged in the fire.
Reports said as soon the fire erupted, around half a dozen fire tenders of the Fire and Emergency Services (F&ES) rushed to spot to douse the flames. Army’s own fire-tenders were also pressed in.
A spokesman of Army’s 15 Corps confirmed that two buildings of Signals Company were gutted in the fire “which appears to be accidental.” “The fire has been prevented from spreading to other buildings,” he said.
The incident triggered panic in Sonwar area and people were seen running helter-skelter. The area witnessed traffic jams for some time.

Lastupdate on : Sat, 13 Apr 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 13 Apr 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sun, 14 Apr 2013 00:00:00 IST




  • del.icio.us
  • StumbleUpon
  • Digg
  • TwitThis
  • Mixx
  • Technorati
  • Facebook
  • NewsVine
  • Reddit
  • Google
  • LinkedIn
  • YahooMyWeb
  • Print News

Enter the Security code exactly as you see it in the image security code is CaSe SeNsItIvE(Cookies must be enabled)
  • MORE FROM FRONTPAGE

  • Kashmir

Liyaqat not involved in any killing: JK Police tells NIA

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Apr 13: Jammu and Kashmir Police is learnt to have told the National Investigation Agency (NIA) team on Saturday that Syed Liyaqat Shah was returning to Kashmir under the Government’s rehabilitation More



  • Srinagar City

Cable Car to Makhdoom Sahib (RA) shrine successfully tested

To be commissioned next month

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Apr 13: The much awaited cable car to Makhdoom Sahib (RA) shrine on the foothills of Koh-e-Maran here was successfully tested on Saturday clearing decks for its commissioning next month.   More




  • Jammu

Omar for decongesting Srinagar, Jammu

Rs 40000 Cr Multimode Mobility System For Capital Cities On Cards

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Apr 13: Underlining the need for development of new housing colonies on modern lines in the peripheries of Srinagar and Jammu cities, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Saturday asked the Housing Department More



  • GKeducation&career

Who cares for Government-run schools?

Most of the government middle schools in the city are without proper infrastructure and lack basic facilities for students

SCHOOL EDUCATION

UMER BEIGH

A government school teacher with a book in hand is sitting on her chair teaching a class outside the school building.The students, with their notebooks open, listen to her carefully while sitting on the More



ADD
Designed Developed and Maintaned By Imobisoft Ltd /Algosol Software Solutions