Srinagar: A severe fire broke out in the municipal committee building in south Kashmir’s Shopian district late on Monday evening. fire erupted at around 8 pm.
Fire tenders rushed to the spot to douse the flames, reports said. There are no reports of the casualties yet.
Though several reports said that it was an accident, the cause behind the fire is to be ascertained. However, a reportly said that some unidentified people set the building on fire.
The incident comes days after controversial local body elections held in the state.