Man burnt beyond recognition as car bursts into flames

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  • Tuesday, 05 Mar 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A man was killed when the car he was driving burst into flames at Jalan Barat near the National Sports Council here, early Tuesday (March 5).

According to a statement from the Kuala Lumpur Fire and Rescue Department, its operation centre received an emergency call at 2.26am about a car on fire.

Seven firefighters and two vehicles including an Emergency Medical Rescue Service (EMRS) unit were deployed to the scene.

"The team managed to put the fire out completely at 2.42am. It is believed that the car was in an accident before it burst into flames.

"There were no identification documents found on the victim and the body was handed over to the police for further action.

The fire destroyed about 40% of the car, while the unidentified victim suffered almost 100% burns and investigations were ongoing. – Bernama

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