Patient, daughter charred to death as ambulance van catches fire

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016,11:18 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kochi | Two persons, including a woman, were charred to death and two others injured when the ambulance van they were travelling in caught fire, about 30 km from here, police said.

The deceased have been identified as James (72), a patient, and his daughter Ambli (46), police said.

The van, carrying James from Wayanad district to a private hospital at Kottayam, suddenly caught fire near the Satellite curve in Aaroor by about 7.30 pm, police said.

Fire service personnel put out the fire. The injured have been admitted to hospital in Kottayam.

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