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Fire breaks out on Bhubaneswar-Howrah Jan Shatabdi Express at Cuttack station, no passenger hurt | VIDEO

A fire incident was reported on the Bhubaneswar-Howrah Jan Shatabdi Express while it was halted at the Cuttack station on Thursday morning.

Ashesh Mallick Edited By: Ashesh Mallick @asheshmallick07 Cuttack Updated on: December 07, 2023 11:13 IST
Fire on Shatabdi Express, Odisha, Cuttack railway station
Image Source : ANI Visual of fire that broke out on Bhubaneswar-Howrah Jan Shatabdi Express

A fire incident was reported on the Bhubaneswar-Howrah Jan Shatabdi Express at Cuttack station on Thursday morning (December 7), following which the blaze was brought under control by services personnel.

However, the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

The  train resumed its onward journey after the fire was brought under control.

Station Superintendent reacts

Station Superintendent SK Malik said that no passenger suffered any injuries and the mechanical glitch was rectified.

"The train arrived here at 6.32 am and we found a mechanical fault. It was attended to by the Department of Mechanical. The fault was rectified and the train was released with a slight delay. No passenger suffered any injuries and the train did not suffer any damages," he said.

(With ANI inputs)

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