Handwara: At least four shops were completely gutted in a fire incident at Wajhama Langate in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Thursday, locals and officials said.
They said that fire broke out in the shop of Mohammad Sultan Thoker at about 11:00 am this morning and engulfed three other shops in the vicinity.
Later the fire tenders from Qalamabad along with locals controlled the flames from spreading further.
A police official told news agency GNS that the cause of the fire was not known immediately. There was no loss of life or injury in the incident reported.