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Charred: A mechanic inspecting the burnt taxi in Kadapa on Friday.
Charred: A mechanic inspecting the burnt taxi in Kadapa on Friday.

Special Correspondent

KADAPA: Electrical short-circuiting led to a fire in a mechanic shed belonging to Ravi at Chalakalabavi here on Friday and a taxi was badly burnt.

Ravi of Chinna Chowk was undertaking tinkering work on a taxi when it caught fire due to power short circuit.

A fire tender rushed to the shed and put off the flames. The shed owner put the loss at about Rs. 5 lakh.

Kadapa II Town sub-inspector Hanumantha Naik inspected the fire site and registered a case.


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