Sub- District hospital gutted in fire

All medical equipments destroyed

Srinagar: Sub-district hospital Vilgam Handwara was destroyed in the major fire that broke out during intervening night of October 1 and October 2.
“The hospital having sixteen rooms was destroyed in the fire. All medical equipments including X-ray plant, ultra sound machines and dental equipments destroyed in the fire. It is loss of crores of rupees,” said Dr Javiad, BMO of the hospital.
He added that immunizations stored for children were also destroyed in the incident.
Ghulam Jeelani, Superintendent of Police Handwara said that police has registered a case and investigations have been taken up. (KNS)