Srinagar, Nov 26: A panchayat ghar was set ablaze by unidentified people in south Kashmir district of Shopian, where six militants and a soldier were killed in an encounter on Sunday.
Official sources said here on Monday morning that a panchayat ghar was set on fire at Batagund, Kapran, Shopian last night.
Fire tenders were rushed from different areas to douse the leaping flames, they said, adding that local and police also joined fire fighting operation.
The ghar suffered damage, they said, adding that police has registered a case and started investigation.
About a dozen panchayat ghars were set on fire in the valley after announcement was made for holding panchayat polls in the state. UNI