Srinagar, Feb 18: A Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) camp comprising seven barracks were gutted while seven Insas riffles also got damaged in a massive blaze at Tattoo Ground Batamaloo in Srinagar, officials said on Thursday.
As per news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the fire engulfed SSB barracks at Batamaloo area of Srinagar at 3 pm on Wednesday late night. “The fire started from a barrack of 10th battalion SSB and engulfed other barracks as well. Seven barracks were damaged while as no loss of life was reported in the incident,” an SSB official said.
He said that seven INSAS riffles were damaged fully in the fire incident. The official said that soon after the blaze engulfed the barracks, fire tenders rushed to the spot and doused the blames. The officials said that the cause of fire was being ascertained