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4 shops gutted in fire incident in Kupwara

Murtaza Mushtaq

Handwara, Dec 31: At least four shops were completely gutted in a fire incident at Wajhama Langate in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Thursday, locals and officials said.

They said that fire broke out in the shop of one Mohammad Sultan Thoker at about 11:00 a.m. and engulfed three other shops in the vicinity.

The fire tenders from Qalamabad reached the spot and members of the fire services department along with locals controlled the flames from spreading further.

A police official told GNS that the cause of fire was not known immediately. There was no loss of life or injury in the incident even as four shops were gutted, the official added. (GNS)

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