Fire damages mosque in Baramulla

Srinagar : A mosque was gutted in a fire incident early Friday at Khawaja Bagh area of Baramulla in north Kashmir, reports said.

They said that fire broke out in the second storey of Masjid Rehmat at Jetty area of Khawaja Bagh Baramulla resulting in complete damage to the second floor of the mosque.

Locals and fire tender rushed to the spot and prevented the fire from spreading to nearby locality and controlled the fire, however, the second storey of the mosque suffered extensive damage.

An official said the cause of the fire is being ascertained. He said police has taken cognizance of the incident.

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