Train Accident: Eleven injured passengers were referred to medical facilities for additional treatment because they were having trouble breathing.
Early on Thursday morning, a fire broke out in a Delhi-Saharsa Vaishali Superfast Express coach. This was the second incident of that kind to occur in ten hours close to Etawah, Uttar Pradesh. About two in the morning, the S-6 coach caught fire, injuring 19 people, 11 of whom had severe burn injuries.
The incident occurred while the train, 12554, was traveling from New Delhi to Saharsa in Bihar. When the passengers arrived in Etawah around 2.12 a.m., they noticed smoke coming from the S-6 coach and immediately alerted authorities. The train came to a halt just before the Mainpuri junction.
Despite the efforts of the Government Railway Police (GRP) and the Railway Protection Force (RPF), the fire took an hour to put out. The affected coach was removed after the fire was extinguished, and the train resumed its journey at 6 a.m.
According to local officials, 11 of the injured passengers were taken to Saifai Medical University for further treatment. – Train Accident
The cause of the fire is unknown.
“No fatalities have been reported,” said Aditya Langeh, SP, GRP Agra. The injured passengers are being treated in a hospital. A thorough investigation will shed light on the circumstances that led to this unfortunate event.”
The first incident involved the New Delhi-Darbhanga Special Express train, which injured eight passengers and destroyed four coaches.