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Mother, 2 daughters killed, father among 2 injured in Hamergali, Ramban blaze

Mother, 2 daughters killed, father among 2 injured in Hamergali, Ramban blaze


KNO Correspondent


Ramban, Aug 30 (KNO): At least three persons including a mother and her two daughters were killed while the husband of the lady among two persons were injured in a blaze that broke out at a cluster of temporary huts in Hamer Gali Panchayat of Bingara district on Wednesday evening, an official said.



An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the huts were located in a remote area and the blaze quickly spread, trapping the occupants.


He said police rushed to the spot and helped to extinguish the fire, but three people were pronounced dead at the scene. 


A medical team along with two ambulances from PHC Ukheral were deputed to the spot and the injured persons were shifted to PHC Ukheral, the official said.


The cause of the fire is being ascertained.


Meanwhile, Mohita Sharma, SSP Ramban in a tweet confirmed the death of three person in the incident.


“INCIDENT: Three temporary huts have caught fire in village Bingara at Hammer Dhok. 3 persons have died and 2 in critical condition. Shifted to PHC Ukheral. Police party onspot,” Mohita tweeted. 


She further identified the deceased as Najma Begum, wife of Ibrahim (25), Iqra Banoo, daughter of Ibrahim (2) and Assma Banoo, daughter of Ibrahim (6). She also identified the injured as Ibrahim, son of Bobiya (35) and Mirja Begum, wife of Noorani (55)—(KNO)

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