Srinagar Aug 21: A fire broke out in the main office of Airtel here causing extensive damage to machinery and records, official sources said today.
According to the sources, the fire broke out in the Airtel Customer Care office located near Highland Automobiles at Sonwar causing damage to the two-storied concrete building. Several official equipment and record were also damaged in the blaze.
Electrical short circuit is understood to be the cause of the fire, they said.
Senior police and civil officials visited the spot.
Meanwhile, in two separate incidents, five people were injured in road accident in the valley overnight.
Four people were injured when their car was hit by a tipper near Gundipora Beerweah in the central Kashmir district of Badgam.
The injured were hospitalised.
One motorcyclist was injured when a vehicle hit him at Kararooch in the frontier district of Kupwara.