Jamia Masjid has suffered heavy damage due to massive fire in Drass area of Kargil on Wednesday evening.
Ladakh: Jamia Masjid has suffered heavy damage due to massive fire in Drass area of Kargil on Wednesday evening. According to sources, ‘The fire was brought under control with the help of the Indian Army, police and fire brigade personnel, although by then the mosque was heavily damaged.
Local people are also sharing the video of the fire. It can be seen in the video that flames are coming out from all sides of the mosque.
Saddened to hear about the unfortunate fire incident in one of the oldest masjid in #Drass.
Drass is a sensitive region but what is more unfortunate is that there is no single fire service.Such incidents have happened in past also but UT admin has not learn anything. pic.twitter.com/GxnNNN2lGy
— Sajjad Kargili | سجاد کرگلی (@SajjadKargili_) November 16, 2022
An official told the news agency KNO that the fire erupted from the “Hamam” and soon engulfed the entire Qadeem Hanfiya Jamia masjid Shareef.
At present, the reason for the fire in the mosque has not been revealed. More details are awaited.