Jagtial: Two teenagers died after they set themselves on fire in Jagtial on Sunday evening. They were said to be in love with the same girl, their classmate, and a quarrel over her is suspected to be the reason for their deaths
Police identified the teenagers, who were studying in Class 10 as Pranay and Ravi Teja. The incident occurred at the Mission Compound Vidyanagar Colony of the town. Police said liquor bottles were found at the site. The teens were students of St Johns School in Mission Compound.
Police said they met on Sunday to discuss their affair, which escalalated to heated arguments.
For reasons that the police is investigating, they doused themselves with petrol and set themselves on fire in an inebriated condition.
Pranay succumbed to burns while undergoing treatment at the area hospital in Jagtial. Ravi Teja was shifted from the local area hospital to Karimnagar where he died while undergoing treatment.