Two coaches of Andhra Pradesh Express catch fire; Narrow escape for passengers

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Gwalior: Two coaches of the Andhra Pradesh AC Super Fast Express train, travelling from New Delhi to Visakhapatnam, caught fire today near Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh. The fire has been brought under control; no injuries have been reported so far.

The fire broke out near Birlanagar station in Gwalior. The fire started in the B6 coach at 11:50 am and it later spread to the adjoining B7 coach, Railway Ministry spokesperson Ved Prakash was reported by a news agency.

In a video shot by an eyewitness, thick, black smoke is seen billowing out of the doors of two air-conditioned coaches. The two burning coaches have been separated from the train and passengers have been shifted to another coach. The cause of the fire is yet not known.

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