HDFC bank suffers damage in fire incident in Awantipora

A HDFC bank suffered major damage in a fire incident in Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district this evening.
Station House Officer Awantipora Madasir Naseer told  that fire erupted at a single story of HDFC bank in Awantipora town at around 8:40 pm today , resulting in complete damage to thje Bank Building.
All furniture and accessories/ equipments of the bank were destroyed in the fire incident, Sources told
The security guard of the bank informed fire officials about the incident.
Soon after the incident the men and machinary from Fire and emergency Services and police Awantipora rushed to the spot and doused the flames.
However, shops and other business establishments near the babk were saved by fire and emergency services and police, Sources told Ban
The cause of fire was due to shot circut, police said.