Jamia Masjid in Kargil’s Drass completely damaged after massive fire

The fire was later doused with the help of Army, Police and Fire and Emergency department, but till the time it caused massive damage to the mosque.

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Srinagar: A massive fire has completely damaged the Jamia Masjid in Drass area of Kargil, Ladakh on Wednesday.

In the pictures shared by the news agency ANI, it can be seen that the mosque has been totally engulfed in flames.

The fire was later doused with the help of Army, Police and Fire and Emergency department, the agency said, adding that, till the time it caused massive damage to the mosque.

Expressing grief over the incident, Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC-Kargil, Feroz Khan slammed the fire and emergency department for failing to “protect properties of people in fire incidents.”