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Kishtwar fire: Over 621 people affected, 80 houses gutted

Updated: Oct 16, 2016 16:54 IST

Kishtwar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Oct. 16 (NI): More than 621 people were affected after a major fire broke out in a remote village of Marwa Tehsil in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir last evening.

As per information, more than 80 houses and 15 cowsheds have been gutted in the fire.

The villagers said that the fire, which erupted in one of the thatched houses, engulfed the entire locality in no time.

The situation is said to be under control now. (ANI)