TE24 Bangladesh Desk
Railways on the Dhaka-Sylhet route were reopened on Saturday evening after a three-hour delay in a train fire at Srimangal in Moulvibazar district, authorities said.
The rail connect continued at 4 pm as the between city train “Parabat Express” left for Sylhet, said Mohammad Rafiq, station expert of Srimangal rail line station.
The fire broke out at the power vehicle or café vehicle of the moving train around 12:45 pm and spread soon, said Farid Ahmed, station director of Srimangal Railway Station.
Later four firefighting units figured out how to splash the flares following an hour and half lengthy exertion yet three of the AC compertments were charrd.
The fire broke out at the power vehicle of the train while it came to approach Shamshernagar Air Base and spread to two different mentors.
At first local people attempted to drench the falmes and later firefighting units of Kamalganj, Moulvibazar, Sreemangal and Kulaura hurried to the spot and smothered the burst.
Abu Bakkar, sub-assessor of Shamshernagar Railway Station, said three compartments of the train were destroyed during the fire.
Luckily, no setbacks were accounted for as the specialists concerned figured out how to stop the train in time.
Sukhen Das Plabon, a traveler of the train, said he saw smoke surging from the train and when he alongside others approached they saw fire. Right away, they informed the Traveling Ticket Examiner (TTE) who requested to stop the train.
A seven part test body has been framed to research the fire episode drove by extra justice of Moulvibazar locale Abdul haque.
The three harmed compartments are currently being taken to Kulaura upazila, said station ace Md rafiq
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