Nursing Hostel gutted

Zaheer Udin

CHITRAL: The Nursing Hostel situated inside the Children and Gynae portion of DHQ hospital reduced to ashes here on Wednesday morning when all of sudden it caught fire. The medical superintendent of DHQ hospital Dr. Nazir Ahmed told that a room of the hostel caught fire which engulfed the hostel building but the jawans of district border police struggled hard to contain the fire from proliferating to the other parts of the hospital.

He said that all the ten rooms of the hostel were damaged by the flames. He said that the reason of fire is yet to be ascertained for which inquiry is in progress.

Chitral DCO Rahmatullah Wazir also rushed to the spot along with his border force and supervised the extinguishing work.

Courtesy: Chitral Times

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