SRINAGAR Two houseboats were gutted in a mysterious fire at Nigeen Lake in Srinagar district late Sunday night.
Reports said that a blaze emerged from Ponex houseboat at around 1:00 am and spread to adjoining Prism houseboat at Sadribal area of Nigeen
Soon after the incident, fire tenders, police and locals rushed to the spot to douse off the flames.
A police officer also confirmed the incident and said the cause of the fire is believed to be due to a short circuit.
However, no one was injured in the incident, he said.
He said that a case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigations taken up.