Unknown persons try to torch Panchayat Ghar in south Kashmir’s Shopian

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Shopian: Unknown persons on Tuesday night tried to torch a Panchayat Ghar in a village in this south Kashmir district.

Unidentified people on last night set afire Panchayat Ghar in Jamnagri area of this south Kashmir district, witnesses told Kashmir Reader Wednesday.

The villagers, they said came rushing out of their houses when they saw flames raging from the Panchayat Ghar.

The locals brought fire under control and saved the building. However, the building suffered minor damage before the flames were doused.