Jammu & Kashmir

Shopping complex damaged in overnight blaze in Srinagar

A fire brigadier stands atop vehicle as he prepares to douse flames. [FPK File Photo/ Zainab]

Srinagar: A shopping complex was damaged in a massive blaze in Nowgam area of Srinagar late last night, officials said here on Thursday.

An official told the news agency Kashmir News Observer that fire broke out in a double-storey shopping complex, housing seven hardware shops late last night.

He said that in the incident the shopping complex suffered significant damage, while cause of the fire was being ascertained.

He added that the the timely response of firefighters prevented the fire from spreading further. (KNO)

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