Today, 3 Bangladeshi travelers were killed in a houseboat fire on Dal Lake in Srinagar. The police reported that hours after a massive fire reduced several houseboats on the lake to embers early this morning, the remains were discovered. The three visitors were residing on the Safeena houseboat, which was destroyed in the fire.
At least five houseboats have been destroyed, some others suffered damage, officials said. Police said the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.