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One dead as car catches fire

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Press Trust of India 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.
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.
A short circuit could be the cause of the fire, the DSP said, adding the vehicle was completely damaged in the incident.

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First Published: Apr 27 2019 | 3:40 PM IST

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