Two houseboats at Dal lake in Srinagar have been burnt after they caught fireplace at present morning, officers mentioned. Fire officers rushed to the spot to regulate the hearth and stopped it from spreading to different houseboats.
Both the houseboats- NewZealand And Apollo XI have been fully broken within the fireplace.
Although, officers mentioned that the reason for the hearth couldn’t be ascertained.
Houseboats fabricated from native cedar are a significant vacationer attraction on the Dal lake. Anchored individually on the Western facet of the Dal lake, the houseboats, that are additionally referred to as floating palaces, are interconnected with bridges. Each houseboat has a major half together with a kitchen-boat- residence of the boatkeeper.