A residential house was gutted in a mysterious fire incident at Mangota area of Marmat in District Doda on Wednesday evening.
According to reports, 2 rooms of a residential house came under mysterious blaze in district Doda's Mangota,Marmat area about 35 Km from District headquarter.
After witnessing the fire, locals informed the Police, who immediately rushed to the spot and along with locals started the operation to douse the fire, which was spreading very rapidly as the fire started from middle of the house.
The rooms which gutted in fire incident belongs to Firdous Ahmed Son of Abdul Majid a resident of Mangota, Marmat.
Police has taken the cognizance of fire incident and started investigation.
"After hectic efforts by police and locals, the fire was got under control. Preliminary reports suggest that the fire started due to the shot circuit in one of the room of victim," said DySP Hqrs Doda Iftkhar Ahmed.