Auto rickshaw set on fire in Anantnag

Srinagar: An auto rickshaw was set on fire by some unknown persons in Anantnag, police said.

“Today evening miscreants, in order to discourage the public transport from plying, set ablaze an Auto Rickshaw belonging to Farooq Ahmad Sheikh resident of Doonipawa, Anantnag on K P Road near Al Sarwat Crossing under jurisdiction of Police Station Mattan, Anantnag,” a police official said.

Due to timely action by police fire was brought under control, he said.

An FIR under relevant sections of Law has been registered at Police Station Mattan to identify and arrest the culprits, the official added.

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