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Houses, panchayat ghar gutted in two separate fire incidents

Last Updated: Saturday, May 25, 2013 - 18:09

Srinagar: Five residential houses, a school building and a panchayat ghar were damaged in two separate fire incidents in north Kashmir, police said on Saturday.

Fire broke out at Sheikhpora Chan Mohallah in Handwara area of Kupwara district last night, resulting in complete damage to five residential houses, a primary school building and a cow-shed, the spokesman said.

In another fire incident, the spokesman said a panchayat ghar was partially damaged at Oudoora village near Sheeri in Baramulla district last night.

Police has registered two separate cases and started investigations to ascertain the cause of fire, he said.


First Published: Saturday, May 25, 2013 - 18:09
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