Pahalgam hotel gutted
GK NEWS NETWORK
Islamabad (Anatnag), Jan 23: A portion of Pahalgam hotel was gutted on Wednesday morning. No loss of life or injuries to anybody was reported. However, the belongings of some tourists were damaged in the blaze.
Reports said that fire broke out at around 6:30 AM Wednesday morning in the hotel situated at the picturesque Pahalgam. The fire tenders rushed immediately to douse the flames but the central block of the hotel was completely damaged.
“We had some tourists in the block and it were they who informed us about the fire that caused damage to some huts. However, the tourists were safely evacuated,” hotel administration said.
According to the police the cause of fire was yet to be ascertained. “We are investigating the matter and the cause of fire will be ascertained only after investigation is over. However, apparently the fire seems to have caused by an electric short circuit,” said a police official.
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