At least three people were burned to death after a fire broke out in a slum in Jammu and Kashmir's Narwal district on Saturday.
Fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the flames and a police team reached the spot of the incident.
More than three people have reportedly suffered grievous injuries and at least 80 slums were gutted with fire.
The reason for the fire is yet to be ascertained.
According to reports three charred bodies were brought to the mortuary in a hospital during the night, while three persons with severe burn injuries are being treated.
More details awaited.
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