Srinagar, March 23: Official record was damaged as a mysterious blaze engulfed the office of Assistant Road Transport Office (ARTO) Bandipora on Saturday morning.
Official sources told GNS said that fire broke out in the third storey of the ARTO office building in Block C of Mini Secretariat near Madar.
They said that the employees working overnight in Media Monitoring and Media Certification Cell(MCMC) reported the incident to fire and emergency services and concerned police station.
A joint team of police and fire and emergency department rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control but not before official record and some computer systems were damaged in the incident, they said.
A police officer said the cause of the fire was being ascertained and a case under relevant sections of law has been registered into the matter