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Massive fire broke out in New Delhi-Darbhanga Express, stampede among people; eight passengers injured

Pankaj Prasad
Etawah Train Accident
Etawah Train Accident

A fire broke out in the general coach of New Delhi-Darbhanga Clone Express in Etawah on Wednesday.

A fire broke out in the general coach of New Delhi-Darbhanga Clone Express in Etawah on Wednesday. Fire has been reported in the general coaches of train number 02570. The train has stopped at Saraibhupat station. As soon as information about the incident was received, fire brigade vehicles left for the incident site.

According to the information received, fire broke out in S-1 and S-2 coaches. There was a stampede in the coach after the fire. Other coaches including the engine have been separated. On information, forces of many police stations including ADM Abhinav Ranjan Srivastava, SP City Kapil Dev Singh, SDM Sadar Vikram Raghav have reached. Eight people have suffered burn injuries due to the fire. Those who have been admitted to the district hospital in critical condition.

According to the information received, due to Chhath Puja, there was a huge crowd of passengers in the coaches. Due to the fire, the luggage of hundreds of passengers was burnt to ashes. Many trains including Shatabdi Express, Kamakhya Express are standing on the loop.



According to the information given by the CPRO of North Central Railway, when train number 02570 Darbhanga Clone Special was passing through Sarai Bhopat railway station in Uttar Pradesh, smoke started rising from a coach. Seeing this the station master immediately stopped the train. All the passengers have been evacuated safely. There are no injuries or casualties. The train will be dispatched soon.

The number of injured in the train accident has reached eight

1. Dayanand, son of Hardev Mandal Nand, resident of village Shankar Lohar, district Darbhanga.
2. Raunak Raj, 12 years old, son of Dayanandmandal, resident of village Shankar Lohar, district Darbhanga.
3. Manoj Chopal 37 son of Ram Chopal resident of Benipur district Darbhanga.
4. Harendra Yadav 26, son of Ramvilas village Usamath police station Patonar district Darbhanga.
5. Tillu Mukhiya 18 son of Kari Mukhiya village Guswa police station Alinagar district Darbhanga.
6. Kanchan Devi wife Dayanand 40 years
7. Sunita Devi, wife of Mohanlal, is the mother of 65 year old Dayanand.
8. Aakriti daughter of Dayanand.