Non-local Charred To Death As Overnight Blaze Damages Shopping Complex, Hotel in Batergam Kupwara


Kupwara: A non-local person was charred to death as a massive overnight blaze ravaged a shopping complex and a hotel at Batergam in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Reliable sources told GNS that a shopping complex comprising several shops and a hotel were caught in a massive blaze during the intervening Monday and Tuesday night.

“In the incident, a tailor from Uttar Pradesh, identified as Firoz Ahmed, was stuck inside and by the time the fire was controlled the person was tragically charred to death,” the sources said.

Confirming the death of the non-local in the incident, a police official told GNS that a team had already been on the spot to collect necessary details regarding the incident.

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