Another train tragedy struck India as a fire broke out in 3 compartments of the Mumbai-Dehradun express near Dahanu killing 9 people in the process. Accidents on the railway track are not uncommon with deaths due to a fire or a derailment occurring on a regular basis. We take a look at some
Dehradun Express blaze
Date of accident: January 8, 2014
The latest in a line of tragedies to have hit the Indian railways is the Dehradun Express blaze that accounted for the lives of 9 people besides injuring many. The fire that broke out in three coaches of the express train caught the sleeping passengers unawares before engulfing them in flames.
Although the fire was brought under control near Gholwad station on the Maharashtra-Gujarat border, the details are not yet known as to the cause of the blaze.
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