Fire guts school building in Uri


Arshad Farooq

Uri, Mar 30: An old school building gutted completely in a fire mishap at Salamabad Uri in North Kashmir’s Baramulla District on Friday morning.
According to reports a massive fire broke out around 6:00 am at old high school building in Salamabad area of Uri triggering panic in the locality.
However, fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the fire which was later brought under control with help of locals but couldn’t save the three rooms old school building which gutted completely in the mishap.
The three room of old school building including Office, Laboratory and Computer lab gutted completely in the fire mishap, while the exact figure of loss is yet to be confirmed.
Meanwhile, Police said the cause of fire is yet to be ascertained.
It is pertinent to mention that earlier in the week four residential houses including many cows and goats were gutted in a fire mishap at upper reaches of Uri.