BEEDI LEAVES-LADEN LORRY CATCHES FIRE AT ANKOLA, KARNATAKA
KARWAR: A beedi leaves-laden lorry was reduced to ashes in a fire after it came in contact with the electricity wires on National Highway at Baleguli, near Ankola, Karnataka on Monday.
The incident occurred when the lorry was proceeding from Gujarat to Mangalore. No casaulties were reported even as the incident caused panic among the passerby as it occurred on the highway.
On getting the information, the fire tenders and police rushed to the spot. The loss is being estimated, it was informed.