Kottayam (Ker), Mar 28 (PTI) A 60-year-old man was today charred to death as his car parked on the roadside caught fire, police said.

The incident occurred this afternoon near Pala in the district, they said.

The deceased has been identified as Suresh hailing from Murikkumpuzha in Pala, police said.

An investigation has been launched to find out if the car was set on fire, they added.

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