SRINAGAR, Nov. 11, 2023 (TBINN)
Three tourists from Bangladesh were charred to death in a major blaze in a houseboat on the famous Dal Lake today, officials here said.
The tourists’ bodies were retrieved from the debris of the gutted houseboats near Ghat 9 on the lake, a popular attraction for people visiting Jammu and Kashmir’s Summer capital, officials elaborated.
A police spokesman said the three tourists who lost their lives are Anindaya Kowshal, Mohammad Moinud and a third person identified as one Das Gupta, all from Bangladesh. They were staying on the houseboat Safeena, which got gutted in the blaze.