Srinagar, Mar 17: A Panchayat Ghar was gutted under mysterious circumstances, second this month, in south Kashmir, official sources said on Saturday.
They said the fire broke out on Friday night in a Panchayat Ghar at Batpora, Kulgam, in south Kashmir. Fire tenders rushed from the different area brought the leaping flames under control, they said.
A police spokesman said that a case has been registered in this regard and investigation to ascertain the cause of the fire has been initiated. This is the second Panchayat Ghar that has been gutted in last little over a week in south Kashmir. On March 7, a Panchayat Ghar was gutted in a fire incident in Shopian in south Kashmir. The cause of the fire was still under investigation.