Half dozen shops looted in north Kashmir's Sopore

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Burglars struck in several markets of Sopore town in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district last night and decamped with goods and valuables worth lakhs of rupees from six shops. 

Reports said that burglars looted the shops of Fayaz Ahmad Shah, John Muhamad Parray and Muhammad Iqbal Rather at Main chowk Sopore and decamped with valuables worth lakhs. 

In a similar incident, two shops selling cell phones at Iqbal market and one electronic shop at tehsil road Sopore were also looted. 

Reports added that locks of many other shops at Iqbal market, tehsil road and main chowk were also broken by the burglars. 

A police official said they have taken cognizance of these burglary incidents and investigation has been taken up.

Sopore Economic Alliance President, Haji Muhammad Ashraf Ganaie urged the administration and police to check these incidents and book the culprits under law.