Three vacationers died and eight others have been rescued after the hearth that broke out in a houseboat on Dal Lake in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar district on Saturday, police mentioned on Sunday.
The officers added that three Bangladeshi vacationers, Anindaya Kaushal, Das Gupta and Mohammad Moinod, who have been staying on the houseboat ‘Safina’, died within the devastating fireplace.
“Three individuals have been killed and eight individuals have been rescued after a large fireplace destroyed a number of residential boats in Dal Lake,” Jammu and Kashmir Police mentioned on Sunday.
Pertinently, eight individuals have been evacuated to security by well timed and brave motion by the joint efforts of Srinagar Police, State Catastrophe Response Fund (SDRF) and civilians, in accordance with officers.
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday expressed his condolences to the victims of the Dal Lake fireplace.
“I’m deeply pained by the lack of lives as a result of unlucky fireplace incident at Dal Lake, Srinagar. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved households. I’ve directed the district administration to offer all obligatory help to the affected individuals,” the LG mentioned. .
Within the early hours of Saturday, a large fireplace broke out in 5 houseboats in Srinagar’s Dal Lake, killing three Bangladeshi vacationers on board one of many vessels, in accordance with officers.
The hearth broke out in houseboats alongside Ghat No. 9 in Dal Lake space.
In response to officers, the hearth unfold quickly and engulfed 5 barges specifically Safina, Sabrina, Younger Gulshan, Lala Rukh and Khar Palace.
Furthermore, the hearth additionally gutted seven residential shacks and neighboring homes within the neighborhood.
On this regard, a hearth incident report was submitted to RM Bagh police station and investigation was initiated.
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