House gutted in 'mysterious' fire incident

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A double storey house located in Hasplote Manyal Gali area of Rajouri’s Thanamandi tehsil got gutted in an incident of mysterious blaze on Sunday evening.

The incident of fire breakout took place at around 04:40 PM on Sunday evening in the house of Mohammad Maroof son of Abdul Qabir resident of Hasplote near Manyal Gali.

Officials said that the double storey house caught fire under mysterious conditions and flames engulfed the entire structure and reduced it to ashes.

” The house is located far from the road and a fire fighting operation through fire tender was not possible and only locals of the area saved some household items but the structure got badly damaged in the incident.” the officials of police further Thanamandi said.