SUV catches fire no highway after battery explodes; 3 occupants safe

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The SUV caught fire after the battery exploded.

CHITRADURGA: A Mahindra Scorpio SUV caught fire after its batter exploded on National Highway-4 near Aimangala in Hiriyur taluk on Saturday.

The three occupants had a lucky escape.

The incident occurred when the vehicle was heading from Bengaluru to Bagalkot. Luckily, all the three occupants got out before the fire engulfed the vehicle.


The Fire Services personnel managed to put out the fire, but the vehicle was completely charred.

A fire tender arrived at the spot and put out the fire. A case has been registered at Aimangala police station.

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