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Fire breaks out in Patna-Mokama passenger train

Fire breaks out in Patna-Mokama passenger train
Written by Pallavi Parmar

The fire broke out in Patna-Mokama passenger train in one of the bogies in the night. As per the reports, no casualties were reported. The five bogies of the train stationed at the Mokama railway station where the fire was broke out suddenly in one of the bogeys. And soon it spread to other bogies of the train. The fire has engulfed all the bogies of the train which runs between Patna and Mokama. The blaze in the train took place at around 1 am. As per the reports, the train was stationed at the platform number 4 of the Mokama station. Just after the blaze, Railways employees, other local GRP and RPF rushed to the spot to douse the fire as soon as possible.

The fire took around one hour to get doused. It reached to all the other four bogies of the train. And no casualties, injuries were reported due to this massive blaze. According to the sources, the train was supposed to move to the yard for the cleaning at the night when the fire broke out in the bogies. The spokesperson of East Central Railway station Rajesh Kumar said that the fire had not impacted the train services.

The Patna-Mokama train coaches caught fire at the midnight of Tuesday when the train was stationed in the yard for cleaning said officials. The train reached to the Mokama station at 11 pm in Patna. Although the reason for a fire in the train is unknown yet. The fire broke out in four coaches of Patna-Mokama passenger express in the midnight during the time of cleaning when there was no one on the train. However, it is the massive fire blaze which caught in other four coaches. The officials said the fire was controlled by the fire extinguisher by the railway’s employees.

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Pallavi Parmar

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