Kupwara: As many as 12 shops were gutted completely while a residential house suffered partial damage in a mysterious blaze which broke out in Khurhama area of Lolab in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district in the intervening night of Monday-Tuesday.
Officials said that the fire broke out in one of the shops and damaged 12 shops completely.
They said that a residential house was also partially damaged in the fire incident, resulted in damage to the goods worth lacs.
The police officials of Kuligam Lolab Police post led by SDPO Rafiq Ah rushed to the spot and joined Fire tenders to douse the flames.
The fire was brought under control after also two hours, officials said. “The cause of fire is yet to be ascertained and investigation is going on” Police said.