Six shops gutted in Bandipora blaze

BANDIPORA: Six shops mostly dealing in readymade garments were completely gutted in a devastating fire incident at Khadim Market in Bandipora town on Sunday night.
The Fire and Emergency officials said that the blaze started at around 2 a.m. in a three storied complex owned by Abdul Rashid Sofi.
“The fire caused extensive damage to these shops along with some adjoining structures,” officials said.
The fire was later brought under control by the firefighters.