JAMMU, Jan 23: A woman was killed today in a fire that broke out at her residence in Bantalab area of city outskirts.
According to a police spokesman, a woman identified as Babita Jamwal (26) wife of Ajay Jamwal (27), resident of KB Nagar, Bantalab received about 90% injuries in a fire that broke out at her residence this afternoon. He said that while saving his wife, Ajay Kumar also received minor burn injuries on one of his hands.
He said that both were taken to Government Medical College and Hospital, Jammu, where the woman expired after few hours. After completing all medico-legal formalities, the body of the deceased woman was handed over to her legal heirs for last rites.
The spokesman said that a case has been registered and investigations started to ascertain whether it was a mishap, suicide or something else.