Assam: Fire breaks out in 3 coaches of Silchar-Trivandrum Express

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A major fire burnt three coaches of the Silchar-Trivandrum Express train on Sunday while it was at stationed in Silchar, railway station in Assam. officials said.

Fire tenders were rushed to the spot soon after the heavy fumes were noticed coming out of the coaches.

No casualties have been reported in the incident.

According to sources, the fire broke out in a sleeper class coach adjacent to the pantry car of the express train, which had then spread to two other coaches.

Railway authorities are investigating the cause of the fire.