SRINAGAR: At least six shops were damaged in a midnight blaze at Batamaloo area of Srinagar, officials said.
An official told that at least six shops in a single-story shopping line in Batmaloo were damaged in the fire, that broke out at around 2:34 am.
He added that the shopping line comprises numerous shops, and the timely response from the F&ES personnel prevented the fire from spreading.
Futhermore, no loss of life or injuries was reported in the incident, the official said, adding that the cause of the fire is being ascertained.
While at least seven shops of a shopping complex were gutted in a massive blaze that broke out in the main market of Kangan, officials said.
An official told hat the midnight blaze caused extensive damage, particularly to two cloth houses within the complex.
The fire tenders rushed to the spot and doused the flames, however, the belongings worth lakhs of rupees were damaged, said the officials.
Meanwhile, no loss of life, or any injury was reported in the incident, and the cause of fire is being ascertained—(KNO)