Thinner costs man life; another critically burnt

Pragya,a migrant,was burnt alive when he and his friend Shampy were sitting across a bonfire to warm up.

Written by Express News Service | Ludhiana | Published:January 30, 2011 2:21 am

Pragya,a migrant,was burnt alive on Saturday when he and his friend Shampy were sitting across a bonfire to warm up in the afternoon. They were sitting in the premises of Bharat Graphite near Vishvkarma Chowk where they were employees and were enjoying the heat during lunch hours. However to increase the flame,one of them put thinner in the fire,which engulfed both in flames. Pragya was brought dead to DMCH while Shampy was admitted with 70 per cent burns. His condition is reported to be critical.

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