Fire at Kupwara seminary destroys library, residential quarters
Srinagar: Several sections of a prominent seminary were reduced to ashes in a massive fire that broke out today morning in the Chandigam Lolab area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
As per news agency GNS, the fire broke out at Dar-ul-Uloom Khair-ud-Dareen, at Chandigam Lolab, and soon spread to a large part of the building. The F&ES department, assisted by locals, launched a rescue operation. The raging flames however continued to spread and before the blaze was contained, it already had reduced the residential quarter and the library to ashes.
The mishap sent shockwaves among the local populace, who were seen crying and wailing at the site. Many scholars also reached the site and expressed solidarity with the seminary management over the tragic incident.
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