Srinagar, Nov 29: A massive fire broke out in Boniyar market in Uri area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Monday evening, news agency GNS reported.
As per the report, several shops were engulfed in the raging flames even the Fire and Emergency Services Department alongside locals of the area swung into action to bring the fire under control.
The affected shops include readymade shops, which are said to have intensified the blaze.
A police official told GNS that large-scale efforts were on to bring the fire under control.
More details into the incident are awaited.