Nine suffer injuries in Uri fire incident

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Srinagar: Nine persons have suffered injuries while trying to put out a fire in Uri area of Baramulla district on Sunday.

Reports said the fire broke out in Uri market which engulfed three shops and a residential quarter.

Nine people who were busy in the rescue operation suffered injuries.

All the injured were rushed to district hospital Baramulla for specialised treatment.

Fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the flames. The cause of the fire is being ascertained, reports said.