Two killed, 12 shops gutted in Kashmir

Subscribe to Oneindia News

Srinagar, Mar 14 (UNI) Two people were killed and as many wounded while 12 shops and a vehicle were reduced to ashes in the Kashmir Valley overnight, official sources said today.

They said a vehicle hit and critically injured a woman at Pazalpora in south Kashmir district of Anantnag. She was immediately rushed to a Sub-district hospital, Bijbehara, where she died.

Sixty-year-old Ghulam Ahmad Jan was critically injured when he was hit by a vehicle at Pohroo chowk, Nowgam. He died before he could be shifted to a hospital.

Two people were injured in similar road accidents at Neelpora Shahabad and Handwara. The injured were hospitalised, the sources said.

They said a vehicle caught fire when it touched an electric wire at Malilpora. However, the fire was later brought under control.

A fire broke out in a shop at the main market in Kupwara last night. However, before the fire was put out, it spread to the adjacent shops.

The sources added more than a dozen shops were reduced to ashes in the fire. However, there was no report of loss of life in the incident.

UNI BAS HS BST1321

Please Wait while comments are loading...