Punjab: One dead as car catches fire

DN Bureau

One person was burnt alive in a car that caught fire on Raikot road at the outskirts of the Mulanpur Dakha.

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Ludhiana: One person was burnt alive in a car that caught fire Saturday on Raikot road at the outskirts of the Mulanpur Dakha, about 25 km from here, police said.

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The deceased was identified as Harnek Singh (65), a former sarpanch of nearby Hissowal village, DSP Ludhiana (rural) G S Bains said.

Singh was alone in the car, he added. 

He owned a commission agent shop in the grain market of Dakha and was on his way to the shop when the incident occurred, the DSP said.

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A short circuit could be the cause of the fire, the DSP said, adding the vehicle was completely damaged in the incident. (PTI)

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