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Fire guts shops, residential houses in Karnah

Affected persons demand compensation


Srinagar, Nov 22 (KNS): Five structures including two residential houses and three kirana shops were gutted in two fire incidents in Tangdhar town of Karnah teshil in Kupwara district.
Locals told KNS that three kirana shops and a godown belonging to kafeel Ahmad, Riyaz Ahmad and Muhammad Yousuf were burnt in fire on Tuesday night at Madina Market near New Dak Bunglow.
Locals said that two residential houses were gutted in fire in Latoo hamlet of Tanghdar on Sunday night. The locals said that property works lakhs was destroyed in the fire incidents.
Officials in the teshil told KNS that Fire and Emergency service doused the fire with the assistance of police, while police has started probe to ascertain cause of the fire.
They said that they have started the process of assessing the damage caused due to the fire.
The effected persons have demanded compensation from the government for the losses. (KNS)

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