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Fire engulfs a hotel in Kashmir, at least four killed - local media

Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 00:43

May 31 - A fire at a Kashmir hotel left at least four people dead and several tourists injured. Vanessa Johnston reports.

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EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: THIS EDIT CONTAINS CONVERTED 4:3 MATERIAL A fire broke out at this Jammu city hotel in Kashmir in the early hours of Saturday morning. Local media reports say at least four are dead and several tourists are injured. This man owns a shop nearby. (SOUNDBITE) (Hindi) OWNER OF A NEIGHBORING SHOP, SURESH SHARMA,SAYING: "I have been told that the incident took place around 12:30 am and the fire raged till 3:00 am. Only one fire tender has arrived at the site and that alone is stationed here till now. This is a tourist place and there were many tourists inside the hotel. Some of the injured were rescued at 6 am." It is still unknown where the tourists affected by the fire are from.

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Fire engulfs a hotel in Kashmir, at least four killed - local media

Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 00:43