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    JammuTwo dozen shanties gutted in major fire, 2 children rescued

    Two dozen shanties gutted in major fire, 2 children rescued


    : A major fire swept through a slum near the Jammu Railway station, damaging over two dozen shanties, officials said.

    The fire broke out in the slum, also housing wooden hutments, in east colony at Trikuta Nagar around 6:50 PM, they said.

    According to local authorities, the fire razed 25-30 hutments to ashes. Two children who were trapped amidst the flames were successfully rescued by emergency responders.

    The officials said the fire and emergency services personnel r

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