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Lolab Fire incident: Dist admin orders probe, police assures justice

Lolab fire

Srinagar, Jan 29: Following a fire incident in Krusan Shartpora area of Lolab, in north Kashmir in which a mosque suffered partial damage, the district administration has ordered a probe into the fire incident.

In this regard, Police have also registered an FIR into the incident, described by a senior police officer as “an attempt to vitiate a peaceful atmosphere in the area by mischief mongers”.


“We have taken a decision to conduct an inquiry into the incident. The inquiry team includes DySP, SHO concerned. Besides, five or six members including the president of local Auqaf Committee will help the probe committee to find out the reality,” news gatherer GNS quoted Deputy commissioner Kupwara Khalid Jahangir as saying.

He said soon after getting the information about the incident, senior officials from administration including Assistant Commissioner Revenue was deputed to the site, who interacted with the locals and members of the local Masjid Committee and assured them serious action against those behind the incident.

Earlier, a fire incident was reported in Lolab, in which a mosque suffered partial damage. The locals alleged that there have been minor incidents of arson in the past also, resulted in damage to the property belonging to the residents.