Lal ded hospital one of the biggest maternity hospital in Srinagar caught fire this evening. Hundreds of female patients have been evacuated from this hospital.
Some patients who were recently operated have been shifted to other hospital through ambulances readily available.
According to sources it was waiting room in the out patients department which was engulfed by fire and spread within minutes to adjacent rooms.
However situation is under control.
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