Attempt To Set Shops Ablaze In Srinagar Averted, Third Incident In 3 Days

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A fire was narrowly averted on Sunday night in a posh market in Srinagar, the latest in a series of mysterious incidents in the city, officials said on Monday, suspecting that shop owners who have defied an undeclared shutdown against the scrapping Jammu and Kashmir’s special status are being targeted.

Late on Sunday night, an inflammable substance was sprinkled on a few shops in Lambert Lane market on Residency Road but alert residents of the building foiled the attempt to set the shops on fire, officials said.

“Late on Sunday night, we noticed smell of petrol around the building and we quickly went downstairs to check. Read More

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