Mumbai: Motor mechanic douses flames, saves children from burning van

A fire broke out in a private school van near Lower Parel State Transport (ST) on Tuesday while the driver was dropping students from Green Lawns School back home. A motor mechanic saved the lives of the 5 children.

“I heard a strange sound and saw a school van on fire. I rushed to help the children who were inside the van. I took the fire extinguisher from my garage and started to douse the flames. I am not scared to help people,” said Aman Pasi, a mechanic at Landmark automotive, Lower Parel.