Smoke was detected around 7:40 a.m. following which the train was stopped at Asaoti station in Haryana between Nizamuddin and Palwal section for technical review

Smoke was detected around 7:40 a.m. following which the train was stopped at Asaoti station in Haryana between Nizamuddin and Palwal section for technical review

A minor fire broke out in an AC coach of New Delhi-Jhansi Taj Express on the morning of November 13, the Northern Railways said.

Smoke was detected around 7:40 a.m. following which the train was stopped at Asaoti station in Haryana between Nizamuddin and Palwal section for technical review.

An official spokesperson said the fire broke out due to a brake jam.

"The fire was extinguished, all passengers are safe. It was a minor fire. More smoke than fire actually," said Deepak Kumar, CPRO, Northern Railways.

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