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MP: Fire breaks out in 4 coaches of Andhra Pradesh Superfast Express train in Gwalior


A fire broke out in four coaches of Andhra Pradesh AC Superfast Express near Birlanagar station in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh on Monday.

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According to reports, the incident happened when the Andhra Pradesh Express train was travelling from Hazrat Nizamuddin station in New Delhi to Vishakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.

Speaking on the incident, a Railway PRO Manoj Kumar said a high-tension wire fell on the train resulting in the blaze starting from B6 and B7 bogies.

Meanwhile, a TV journalist has shared the video of the incident on Twitter.

Following the incident, the train was stopped and all the passengers were evacuated. Latest information suggests that there is no report of any casualty at present. Several passengers jumped from the train as soon as it was stopped.

It is learnt that the the fire was extinguished with the help of four fighters. Senior railway officials from Gwalior have reached the spot and are busy supervising the relief and rescue work.

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