The Kashmir Center

Shrine damaged in lightning strike in Uri

An old Shrine at Garkote area of Uri in north Kashmir Baramulla district was Wednesday suffered damage after the shrine was struck by lightening.

According to reports century old Shrine of Baba Fareed (R.A) gutted under the impact of strike.

Locals said that during rains in midnight, a sudden flash of fire was seen at the top of the shrine followed by an earsplitting thunderbolt which resulted damage to several parts of the shrine.
A major portion of the shrine gutted in the fire.

 

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