Fire breaks out in coach of passenger train in UP's Etawah

NewsDrum Desk
16 Nov 2023
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Etawah (UP), Nov 16 (PTI) A fire broke out in a coach of a passenger train early Thursday, just hours after a blaze in an express train injured eight in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district.


"Some people have been taken to a hospital," Etawah Superintendent of Police (SP) Sanjai Kumar said and added that more details are awaited. The fire was reported around 2:40 am on Thursday when the Delhi-Saharasa Vaishali Express was passing through an area under the Friends Colony police station, he said.

Fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the fire in the train's S-6 coach was doused, police said.

On Wednesday, around 5:30 pm, a fire broke out in the New Delhi-Darbhanga Special Express train, damaging three coaches and injuring eight passengers, according to officials.

The cause of the fires is yet to be ascertained, police said. PTI CDN CDN ANB ANB