One dead in Jammu fire

One person was killed on Tuesday in an overnight blaze in Kishtwar district of Jammu region, police said.

IANS| Updated: Nov 04, 2014, 09:17 AM IST

Jammu: One person was killed on Tuesday in an overnight blaze in Kishtwar district of Jammu region, police said.

A fire broke out in a barrack at Lal Patana in Kishtwar town's Indira Nagar area. The barrack was being used by the state armed police battalion, police said.

"One person died on the spot. A probe is on to ascertain the cause of fire," a senior police officer told a news agency here on Tuesday.