6 shops gutted in Sopore market

Baramulla: At least six shops were gutted in overnight fire in a prominent market in Sopore town of this north Kashmir district.

Fire emerged in Sopore’s famed Iqbal market and caused extensive damage to the traders before the flames were brought down, President Traders Federation Sopore, Mohammad Ashraf Ganai told Kashmir Reader Friday. He said six shops belonging to Ghulam Mohammad Khan and Mohammad Amin Khan were completely gutted.

“A huge stock of hosiery items too were consumed by fire,” he said.