Fire guts ten shops in north Kashmir’s Handwara

At least ten shops were gutted in a massive fire in Prem Gali at Handwara main market in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district last night.   

Reports said that the fire started from a shop at around 1 am during the night and soon engulfed the nearby structures. 


“The shops were made of wood and were quickly engulfed in flames. The cause of fire was not immediately known,” said a police official.  

Fire tenders from different parts of the district were rushed to the spot to douse the flames, he said.

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