Sopore: Property worth lakhs of rupees has been destroyed in a devastating fire in apple township of Sopore in the north Kashmir in wee hours of Wednesday, official sources said.
They said fire broke out in a shopping complex at Iqbal market in the main Sopore town. Fire tenders from different parts of the town were immediately rushed to douse the leaping flames visible from a distance.
The inferno destroyed five shops and other property worth lakhs of rupees. The cause of fire was being ascertained.
However, there was no report of injury in the fire, the sources said.
Police have registered a case and initiated proceedings.