Property worth crores of rupees damaged in fire in Anantnag

TNN Bureau. Updated: 1/6/2019 1:59:38 PM Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan 6: Property worth crores of rupees was damaged in a devastating fire incident in south Kashmir district of Anantnag on Sunday.

Official sources told TNN that fire broke out in a shop in Reshi Bazar in Anantnag.

Fire tenders from different parts of the district were rushed to douse the leaping flames, clearly visible from a distance.

However, the flames spread to nearby shops and godowns. “Before the blaze could be put out, property, including six shops and several godowns, worth crores of rupees, was damaged in the fire," they said.

No one was injured in the fire incident, they said, adding the cause of the fire was not immediately clear.

''A case has been registered and investigation has been taken up by the police,'' they added.

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