Mahilpur: Shiv Kumar Bawa: The overhead electricity wires passing above a farm of wheat crop were short circuit and the wheat crop caught fire today at about 5 pm at village Halluwal near here.
The people gathered at the spot and started working for extinguishing the fire. The people used water and sand for extinguishing the fire.
With a great hardwork, the fire was extinguished but the wheat crop was not saved. The whole crop of the farmer Joginder Singh Fauji resident of village Halluwal was burnt to ashes.
He asked the Government for compensation.