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Fire breaks out on Delhi-Dehradun Shatabdi Express train in Uttarakhand

Kumar said all passengers were evacuated from the affected coach which was separated from the train, DGP Kumar said.

Shivani Arora

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Published on 13 March 2021 10:31 AM GMT

Fire breaks out on Delhi-Dehradun Shatabdi Express train in Uttarakhand
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Fire breaks out on Delhi-Dehradun Shatabdi Express train in Uttarakhand
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One bogie of Dehradun-bound Shatabdi Express caught fire Saturday but no casualty was reported, police said.

The train’s bogie caught fire near Kasro railway station when it was coming from Delhi, Uttarakhand police chief Ashok Kumar said, adding no one, however, was killed or injured in the incident.

Delhi-Dehradun Shatabdi Express

Kumar said all passengers were evacuated from the affected coach which was separated from the train, DGP Kumar said.

Railway officials in New Delhi said the fire broke out in coach C5 of the train due to a short circuit.

“Guard has informed that all passengers are safe and the fire brigade was informed. A total of 35 passengers in the coach were shifted and adjusted in other coaches. The train has departed for the destination,” the Railway officials said.

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Uttarakhand DGP Kumar said the train has reached Dehradun.

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