Kashmir: Minor siblings charred to death as fire guts three houses

 Two minor boys died while three residential houses were gutted in a massive blaze in Diver village of Lolab in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district last night.

Quoting an official, a news agency reported that the fire broke out in a residential house and soon engulfed the nearby houses in Diver village.

“In the incident, two minor siblings identified as Amir Ahmed Khan and Sabzar Ahmad Khan sons of Mohammad Akbar Khan were burnt to death while three residential houses were also damaged,” he said.

He added fire was later put out by fire and emergency department with the help of locals and the police.

The official said the cause of fire was not immediately known.