After Drass fire incident, UT Admin to augment Police Stations, Posts for firefighting

VoL Desk, Nov. 17: After the unfortunate fire incident that took place at Qadeem Hanfiya Jamai Masjid, at Drass the Ladakh Union Territory Administration is augmenting all Police Stations and Police Posts in Ladakh for firefighting by providing all basic Fire Fighting equipment and training, announced the Ladakh Police Headquarters, at Leh in a press release on November 17.

“An unfortunate fire incident took place to Qadeem Hanfiya Jamai Masjid Drass yesterday at Drass. Local Police of Po...

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Qadeem Hanfia Masjid in Drass gutted in a fire incident

GN Raina

Kargil, Nov 16, KNT: A Jamia Masjid was completely gutted in a devastating fire incident in Drass area of Kargil on late Wednesday evening.
Local sources told news agency Kashmir News Trust that fire broke out in the Masjid and in absence of any fire dousing mechanism, the Masjid got completely damaged.
“Qadeem Hanfia Masjid was completely gutted in a fire incident,” confirmed a police officer.
Chairman/Chief Executive Councillor (CEC) Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council...

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Only one Fire & Emergency Station for whole Kargil District: Interview

VoL Desk, Oct. 22: For the whole Kargil District which is stretched from Matayin to Zanskar, which is around 300 kilometers and from up to Shakar Chiktan Sub-Division, there is only one Fire and Emergency Station at the District Headquarter in Kargil.

In case of emergency situations in far-flung areas, the officials of the fire and emergency services make unsuccessful or partially successful attempts to reach the situation, during which the fire makes a huge loss of property, said Station...

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