Baramulla : An old Shrine at Garkote area of Uri in northern region of Kashmir suffered damages after the shrine was struck by lightening on early Wednesday.
According to reports century old Shrine of Baba Fareed (R.A) gutted under the impact of strike.
Locals said that there was normal rain since midnight, however suddenly, a flash of fire was seen at the top of the shrine followed by an earsplitting thunderbolt which resulted damage to several parts of the shrine. A major portion of the shrine gutted in the fire.
Following the incident, scores of people visited the shrine.
2015 Kashmir Despatch