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Two killed as MUV catches fire

Two killed as MUV catches fire

Apr 19, 2016 10:36:47 AM (IST)

Mudhol (Bagalkot district): Two persons were charred to death while another suffered injuries when their multiutility vehicle caught fire following a tyre burst, near Mantur village in Mudhol taluk on Monday.

The deceased were identified as Chandravva Talavara (55) and Jaggur Talavara (30), the police said, adding that the injured, Sadashiva Talavara has been admitted to a private hospital and he is said to be out of danger.

The victims were bringing Sadashiva, a resident of Mantur village, who had consumed poison and to a hospital in Mudhol by a MUV vehicle. The MUV toppled when its tyre burst and caught fire.

Fire and Emergency Service personnel managed to douse the fire.