Odisha: Bhubaneswar-bound Rajdhani Express catches fire

Rourkela: A major train mishap was averted after the Bhubaneswar-bound Radhani Express caught fire twice a few kilometres away from the Rourkela Railway Station today.

However, no casualty or injury was reported in the incident.

Sources said coach D-7 of the New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express train suddenly caught fire near Bisra railway station. However, the fire was immediately doused, following which the train service resumed. The same coach again caught fire near Tilikanagar, around 10 kms from the Bisra station. However, the railway authorities swung into action and intercepted the train to get the blaze under control completely.

No casualty and loss of property has been reported in the mishap, said a railway official.

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