Jagitial: A 70-year-old farmer dies in fire accident in his paddy filed. This bizarre incident took place in Chitiyal village of Kodimyal mandal on Wednesday.
According police, Modugampalli Yellaiah, accidentally caught fire while burning the paddy stubs. While trying to control the flames from spreading to adjacent fields, he got traped and died.
Yellaiah, who owns 20 guntas of land, was also cultivating others lands as a tenant farmer. After coming to know about the incident, police rushed to the spot and took up investigation. The body was shifted to Jagitial for postmortem.