Visuals on Twitter showed a massive plume of black smoke pouring out of the top floor of a building.
A major fire broke out Tuesday evening at a building situated inside the Mata Vaishno Devi temple complex in Katra in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district.
The fire – believed to be the result of an electrical short circuit – broke out around 4.15 pm inside a cash counting room in Kalika Bhavan, which is adjacent to the sanctum sanctorum. It burned for about 45 minutes before being brought under control at around 5 pm. No deaths have been reported.
— AIR News Jammu (@radionews_jammu) June 8, 2021