Maharashtra farmer charred to death while burning stubble in field
| Monday | 11th February, 2019
He was charred to death," the Pethwadgaon police official added.Koli is survived by his wife and two children, the official said.
"Koli was burning stubble after the cane had been cut in his field.
KOLHAPUR: A farmer was on Monday charred to death while trying to douse a fire in his sugarcane field in Maharashtra 's Kolhapur district , police said.A police official identified the farmer as Shivaji Koli (45) and said the incident happened around noon in Latawade village in the district's Hatkanangale taluka.
The fire soon went out of control and he got caught in the middle.
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