Heavy rain batters Pune; tree falls on service van of PMPML
    Pune, Oct 9 (PTI) A tree fell on a service van of
civic transport service PMPML as heavy rains lashed the city
on Wednesday evening.
    The service van had been sent to the busy Tilak Road
to attend to another bus which had broken down, an official
    As the maintenance and repair staff got down, the
van's driver parked it under a tree in a bylane, he said.
    As the luck would have it, the tree crashed onto the
van, trapping him inside.
    Efforts were on to rescue the driver, the official
    The spell of rain lasted for about an hour.
    Water logging led to heavy traffic jams at many
    MNS chief Raj Thackeray's scheduled election rally in
the city had to be called off due to the rain. PTI COR

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