Train bogies torched in Bihar

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Patna, Aug 18 (ANI): A group of students on Tuesday set four air-conditioned bogies of the Patna-Delhi Shramjeevi Express afire at the Bihta Railway station which falls between Patna and Mighal Sarai Junction in Bihar.

According to sources, the students resorted to violence after Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel beat some of them up at the railway station during a ticket checking drive.

The group, comprising about 15 students, had boarded the train at Ara. They were spotted by RPF personnel and forced out of the coaches at Bihta station.

The security men then bolted the doors of the bogies from inside following which the students set the coaches on fire.

The situation is still tense in the area. (ANI)

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