A central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) barrack was on Wednesday damaged in a fire incident in north Kashmir district of Kupwara.
Official sources said that fire broke out in the recreation barrack of CRPF’s 162 battalion at Zangli in Kupwara on Wednesday afternoon. “Fire tenders were rushed to douse off the leaping fire, clearly visible for a distance,” they said.
They said before the fire was brought under control, the barrack was damaged. However, they said there was no loss of life. “The cause of the fire was not immediately known,” they said, adding police has registered a case and initiated investigation into the incident.