Old building of Shopian district hospital damaged in fire

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An old building of District Hospital Shopian was damaged in a fire incident on Sunday. 

An official said that the fire broke out at around 3 a.m in the old  ward block of the hospital. 

The firefighters soon rushed to the spot and doused the flames, he said.  

An official at the hospital told Greater Kashmir that the health officials on duty sprung into action and evacuated the patients from the ward.