Srinagar, October 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, sixty eight structures were gutted in a massive blaze in Gurez area of Bandipora district, today.

An official told media that the fire engulfed Kilshey area of Gurez today morning.

“Sixty eight structures were gutted in a fire that erupted from a residential house in the Kilshay locality. The fire spread and engulfed over sixty structures,” he said. The official said that the cause of the fire is being ascertained.

There was no immediate report of any loss to life.

The 68 structures included 35 residential houses, 20 cowsheds, 10 non-residential structures, a mosque, a school and a rented Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Office building.

People in Gurez store dry timber inside their houses in view of approaching harsh cold season.

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