SRINAGAR: Two residential houses and three shops were damaged in fire at Kawdara locality of old Srinagar.
One of houses, belonging to late Peer Ghulam Qadir of, was gutted, while the other structures have been severely damaged.
The fire, as per reports, erupted at the three-storey house of Peer Ali Mohammad on Wednesday-Thursday night at about 1:30 am. It later spread to the second house.
The shops also belong to Qadir’s family, which deals in shawls.
“The valuables spared for the wedding of Qadir’s two daughters were lost in the incident. The estimated loss is of about Rs 8 lakh,” reports said.
A case has been registered in police station Nowhatta.