Fire broke out at Sheikh Mohalla near PDA Pahalgam resulting in the gutting of 13 single story family sets, each belonging to employees of the town area committee Pahalgam. However, no loss of life or injury was reported in this incident. A police statement said that the cause of fire is being ascertained.
This is the second major fire incident in the Pahalgam area since last couple of months. In Frislan village of the area at least 50 residential houses were gutted in a devastative fire in the month of November.
Meanwhile, fire broke out in the single storied shop of Iqbal Hussain Darzi son of Ghulam Hassan resident of Abu Bakar Colony, Parimpora, Srinagar. The shop was gutted completely in the incident. However, no loss of life or injury was reported in this incident.