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IndiGo bus with 50 passengers catches fire at Chennai airport

The bus caught fire when it was nearing the arrival point with about 50 passengers on board.

Reported by: PTI, Chennai [ Updated: September 21, 2018 10:43 IST ]
IndiGo bus with 50 passengers catches fire at Chennai
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IndiGo bus with 50 passengers catches fire at Chennai airport (representational image)

A bus belonging to IndiGo Airlines caught fire at the Chennai airport on Thursday while ferrying passengers of a domestic in-bound flight, according to airport officials.

No injuries were reported as the fire was doused immediately, they said. The bus caught fire when it was nearing the arrival point with about 50 passengers on board.

Preliminary assessment indicated "not much damage" neither to the interiors nor the exteriors of the bus, the officials said. 

Authorities are looking into the incident. 

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