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In pics: Fire in Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar

Jun 25, 2012 03:50am
  • In pics: Fire in Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar
  • The 200-year-old Sufi shrine of Dastgeer Sahib went up in flames early on Monday morning. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
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  • In pics: Fire in Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar
  • Several fire tenders were rushed to the location to douse the flames. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
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  • In pics: Fire in Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar
  • The 200-year-old shrine is mostly made up of wood. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
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  • In pics: Fire in Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar
  • There was tension across the town as the shrine of Peer Dastgeer Sahib is highly revered in Kashmir. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
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  • In pics: Fire in Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar
  • Authorities say the fire began from four areas of the shrine taking over most of the roof. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
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  • In pics: Fire in Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar
  • However, there was no still no word on the cause of the fire. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
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  • In pics: Fire in Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar
  • Several people were injured in clashes between the police and protesters over the fire. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
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  • In pics: Fire in Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar
  • The protestors alleged that firefighters arrived late on the scene to douse the flames. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
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  • In pics: Fire in Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar
  • Meanwhile, the government has ordered a probe by the Kashmir divisional commissioner. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
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  • In pics: Fire in Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar
  • In pics: Fire in Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar
  • In pics: Fire in Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar
  • In pics: Fire in Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar
  • In pics: Fire in Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar
  • In pics: Fire in Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar
  • In pics: Fire in Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar
  • In pics: Fire in Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar
  • In pics: Fire in Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar