Five charred to death as van catches fire

Published: 09th April 2013 10:42 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th April 2013 06:13 PM   |  A+A-


Five persons were today charred to death when a van caught fire and rammed into a roadside tree at Seethur, about 75 km from here, police said.

The five, all painters, were on their way to Rameswaram from Shengottai for some work when the mishap occurred, police said.

The exact reason for the van catching fire is being ascertained, they said.


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