Fire broke out in Udaipur Intercity Express in Chhatarpur district’s Harpalpur in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday. Some of the panic stricken passengers jumped off the train.
Smoke was seen emanating from the engine of the train. The cause of the fire has not been ascertained yet. No casualties have been reported so far.
The train was coming from Khajuraho towards Udaipur when the incident happened. There was a lot of panic when the passengers came to know of this. The train was immediately stopped and fire brigade deployed to control the fire.
Jhansi-Manikpur rail route was impacted badly due to the incident. The train was stuck at the location for about 2 hours till the replacement engine was brought.Watch the video here: