Srinagar: A massive fire has broken out in Yakerboru Bala village in Kapran of Verinag in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
Reports said that fire broke out from a residential house and soon spread to other adjacent houses, besides a few cow sheds.
A rescue operation is on at the site even as the flames continued to rage when this report was being filed.
An official from Fire and Emergency Services department said that it is believed that at least five houses and two cowsheds are caught in flames.
“Men and machinery are on-site to bring the blaze under control as soon as possible”, the official said adding “We nonetheless have asked for more machinery and firefighters to avoid more damage.” (GNS)