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Students escape unhurt after fire in bus

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A fire erupted in a bus carrying 35 school students in outer Delhi's Nangloi area but timely action from passers-by saved the occupants from the blaze.

The fire started at around 1.10 PM today when the bus was at the Nangloi flyover, a senior police officer said.

The vehicle was carrying 35 students of the Government Girls' Senior Secondary School in Nangloi.

With smoke billowing out of the bus, passers-by safely rescued the students and informed the Delhi Fire Services and police.

A fire tender was also rushed to the spot. No casualty or injury was reported, the police officer said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, January 11 2017. 20:58 IST