Fire breaks out in two coaches of Telangana Express; no casualties


    Radhika Dhawad | Aug 29, 2019 10:48

    A fire broke out in two coaches of Hyderabad-New Delhi Telangana Express (train number 12723) at Asaito station in Haryana.
    Telangana Express

    A fire broke out in two coaches of Hyderabad-New Delhi Telangana Express (train number 12723) at Asaito station in Haryana.

    As per Northern Railway officials, the fire broke out on Thursday at 7:45 am. The fire broke out in one of the sleeper coaches and a pantry. However, all passengers are said to be safe. The fire has been controlled and the two coaches have been separated.

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    Train number 12723 Telangana Express was stopped between Asaoti and Ballabgarh at 7:43 am due to heavy smoke and flames from wheels of the ninth coach from the rear end. The up and down movement has now been stopped in the affected section.