In pics: Fire in Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar

India | | June 25, 2012, 3:50 pm
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The 200-year-old shrine is mostly made up of wood. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

The 200-year-old shrine is mostly made up of wood. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

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However, there was no still no word on the cause of the fire. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

However, there was no still no word on the cause of the fire. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

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The 200-year-old Sufi shrine of Dastgeer Sahib went up in flames early on Monday morning. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

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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Several fire tenders were rushed to the location to douse the flames. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

Several fire tenders were rushed to the location to douse the flames. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

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There was tension across the town as the shrine of Peer Dastgeer Sahib is highly revered in Kashmir. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

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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Authorities say the fire began from four areas of the shrine taking over most of the roof. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

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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Several people were injured in clashes between the police and protesters over the fire. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

Several people were injured in clashes between the police and protesters over the fire. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

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The protestors alleged that firefighters arrived late on the scene to douse the flames. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

The protestors alleged that firefighters arrived late on the scene to douse the flames. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

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Meanwhile, the government has ordered a probe by the Kashmir divisional commissioner. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

Meanwhile, the government has ordered a probe by the Kashmir divisional commissioner. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)