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Delhi: Bus catches fire, passengers safe

As many as 30 people had a narrow escape Sunday when a Delhi Transport Corporation bus they were travelling in caught fire due to sparking in its wires, said a fire department official.

Published: 10th February 2013 06:49 PM  |   Last Updated: 10th February 2013 06:49 PM   |  A+A-

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By IANS

As many as 30 people had a narrow escape Sunday when a Delhi Transport Corporation bus they were travelling in caught fire due to sparking in its wires, said a fire department official.

"The incident was reported around 10 a.m. The bus was heading towards Ashram when it caught fire near Sarai Kale Khan in south Delhi," said a fire department official.

Noticing the fire, the driver stopped the vehicle and asked the passengers to get off. Two fire tenders put out the blaze, said the official.

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