Fire Breaks Out In Engine Of Ajmer-Puri Express In Odisha

Angul: Hundreds of passengers travelling on the Ajmer-Puri Express had a narrow escape after the engine of the train caught fire near Handapa station in the district this afternoon.

The incident took place at around 2 PM when the train was heading towards Puri. The train was halted for a while near the Handapa station following the mishap.

Fire brigade was immediately rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control. The train left the station after another engine was attached with the express train.

While no casualty or injury was reported in the mishap, the exact cause behind the fire is yet to be ascertained.

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