Property worth lakhs of rupees destroyed in Srinagar fire

SRINAGAR : Property worth lakhs of rupees was destroyed in a fire in the summer capital, Srinagar on Wednesday.
Official sources said that fire broke out in a residential house in Gagribal area in Srinagar in the wee hours on Wednesday. “Fire tenders were rushed to douse off the leaping flames, clearly visible from a distance,” they said.
They said the house was damaged before the fire was brought under control. “No one was injured in the incident,” they said.
“The cause of the fire was not immediately clear,” they said, adding that police has registered a case and initiated investigation to ascertain the cause of the fire. (AGENCIES)