Andhra Pradesh: Duronto Express catches, Police rushes to rescue passengers


On Sunday, a compartment of the Bengaluru-Howrah Express train caught fire in Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh.While the fire was being put out, local police were dispatched to the scene to rescue passengers.In the Chittoor District (Bengaluru Division/SWR), a coach of the Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal-Howrah Duronto Express reportedly caught fire as it approached Kuppam Station. Going from Bengaluru to Kolkata, the train.As soon as the incident was reported to the police, they dispatched staff to save the coach’s passengers. While the fire is still being put out, no injuries have yet been reported.The Indian Railways acknowledged in an official statement that the coach experienced break binding and smoke began to emit from the coach owing to friction of the brake block.

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