Cotton factory gutted

Bilal Habib
Pampore: A major fire broke out in a cotton factory at Industrial Growth Centre in Lasipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said Sunday.
The factory belonging to Abdul Rahman Dar was reduced to ashes even before fire tenders and police could reach there.
In-charge police post Lasipora, Nisar Ahmad, said that police and firefighters rushed to the spot at 6.45 pm Saturday after the fire broke out.
“We could not save the factory but managed to save a residential hut inside factory premises,’’ he said.
Police is investigating cause of the fire.