Lucknow: A fire on Monday broke out in a coach of a stationary passenger train on the railway track of Jhansi Railway station, news agency ANI reported. Although the reason behind the fire is not yet known. Meanwhile, a probe has been ordered into the incident. Divisional Railway Manager Ashok Kumar Mishra told the news agency, “Some coaches were here for rebuilding. The reason behind the fire is yet to be ascertained. Teams have been formed to probe the incident.”
It is a developing story and more details are awaited.
In an earlier incident, a major fire broke out near Patna railway station in Bihar on Saturday night. Over 10 shops were gutted in the blaze. While no lives were lost in the incident, damage worth lakhs had been reported.
The incident was reported yesterday night at Bakri Mandi under Kotwali police station. At least 20 fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The exact cause of the fire was not immediately ascertained. However, it is claimed that a short-circuit might have resulted in the incident.