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8 vehicles set ablaze in Thane

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

Eight vehicles parked in Lokmanya Nagar area of Maharashtra's city were torched by unidentified persons in the wee hours of Monday, a civic official said.

Locals saw smoke near a bus stop in Lokmanya Nagar and informed the authorities around 3 am about four two-wheelers and as many auto-rickshaws being on fire, Thane's regional disaster management cell (RDMC) chief said.

RDMC officials and fire brigade personnel rushed to the spot and doused the flames, he said.

A probe was underway, a said, adding that no arrest was made so far.

Last month, around nine two-wheelers had been set ablaze in Naupada area of the city.

Later, two persons were arrested in connection with the incident.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 11:55 IST