Three vacationers died and eight others had been rescued after the fire broke out at a Houseboat on Dal Lake in Srinagar, police mentioned on Sunday.
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister, Mehbooba Mufti, on Sunday, urged Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha to offer soft loans to houseboat owners after visiting a number of houseboats destroyed by a large fire that broke out a day earlier on Dal Lake in Srinagar.
Sharing some footage from her go to on her official social media account on X, the People’s Democratic Party supremo expressed hope that the fire stations will assist to forestall such incidents in future.
“Visited Dal where several houseboats were ravaged by a massive fire on Saturday,” the PDP chief posted on X.
She wrote additional that other than intensive harm, three vacationers died regardless of the efforts of locals to rescue them.
“Request @manojsinha_ji to provide soft loans & other essentials necessary for houseboat owners to rebuild”.Perhaps sooner or later transferring fire stations will assist to forestall such incidents,” Mufti added.
Three tourists were killed and eight others rescued after the fire broke out at a Houseboat on Dal Lake in Srinagar district, police said on Sunday.
According to officials, three tourists from Bangladesh, identified as Anindaya Kowshal, Das Gupta, and Mohammad Moinud, who were staying in the houseboat Safeena, lost their lives in the fire, they added.
“Three lifeless whereas eight individuals had been rescued after a number of houseboats had been gutted in a large fire in Dal Lake,” Jammu and Kashmir police said on Sunday.
L-G Manoj Sinha on Saturday condoled the loss of lives in the Dal Lake fire.
“I’m deeply pained by the lack of lives within the unlucky incident at Dal Lake. I prolong my heartfelt condolences to the bereaved households. I’ve directed the district administration to offer all needed help to the affected individuals,” the L-G mentioned.