Three shops were damaged in a mysterious blaze in Palma market of Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir last night.
As per locals, flames erupted from the business structure owned by Anil Kumar resident of Palma around midnight.
The flames, according to locals, soon engulfed all three shops in the structure.
An official said that firefighters rushed to the spot soon after receiving the information and brought the fire under control.
The cause of the fire was not immediately known, however locals staged a protest today demanding a probe into it.
The protesters, who blocked Rajouri-Kotranka road, said that it was a sabotage.