Five charred to death as van catches fire in TN

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

Updated: Apr 09, 2013, 10:19 AM IST

Madurai: Five persons on Tuesday were charred to death when a van caught fire and rammed into a roadside tree at Seethur, about 75 km from Madurai, 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.

PTI