New Delhi: Unknown assailants on Thursday set ablaze a panchayat house in Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir.

According to reports, the arsonists torched the panchayat ghar in Arigam village.

Police and a team of fire service department officials have reached the spot to douse the fire. No injuries or casualties are reported in the incident.

During the four months of turmoil in the Valley, more than 20 schools were razed to ground. Tens of thousands of students on sat for their Class 12 annual exams after the authorities decided to allow a 50% cut in the syllabus for those students willing to take the exams.