6 shops gutted at Boniyar in Uri

6 shops gutted at Boniyar in Uri
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Baramulla: Six shops gutted in a fire at Boniyar of Uri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday evening.

A fire and emergency service official in Baramulla said that fire started from a shop in Boniyar market and soon spread to other shops.

He said fire tenders from nearby areas were rushed to the spot to douse the flames.

“Owing to wooden structure, fire spread fast. The department of fire and emergency services along with locals and cops of Jammu and Kashmir police controlled the fire after more than an hour,” he said.

As per officials, fire has resulted in huge loss to the affected shopkeepers.

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