J-K: Massive fire at Dal Lake, many houseboats destroyed

According to officials, there are no immediate reports of injuries or loss of lives in blaze.

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Courtesy: ANI

In Jammu and Kashmir, many houseboats were gutted after a massive fire broke out on a houseboat in Dal Lake on the outskirts of Srinagar.

According to the officials, the fire, which began in one of the houseboats on Friday late at night, quickly spread and engulfed several others.

However, there are no immediate reports of injuries or loss of lives in the blaze, they said.

"Several houseboats were gutted in a massive fire on Dal Lake. The fire erupted in one of the houseboats and engulfed several others," the officials said.

As per initial reports, at least half a dozen houseboats have been damaged due to the fire.

More details are still awaited.