Valley News Desk

Peerzada Waseeem

Sopore, Oct 29 (KNO): At least three families were rendered homeless after a devastating fire incident turned their residential houses into ashes last evening at Neharpora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, officials said.

According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), a massive fire broke out in the double-storey residential house of Ghulam Nabi Shah on Wednesday late evening.

“The nearby residential houses of Abdul Majeed Shah and Reyaz Ahmad Shah also caught fire, thus rendering three families homeless,” officials said, adding that the property worth lakhs got damaged.

They further stated that two more residential houses belonging to Ali Muhammad Shah and Bashir Ahmad Shah got partially damaged in the blaze.

Tehsildar Sopore Shabir Ahmad told KNO that they have sent a team to the spot to assess the damage—(KNO)