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Narrow escape for Rajdhani Express

A major disaster was averted when some passengers of an Assam bound passenger train managed to douse fire sparks in Kanpur on Thursday. The incident took place near Kanpur in the evening as the Rajdhani Express from New Delhi was bound for Dibrugarh. Some passengers of the train talked to the authorities as they came to see fire sparks in their compartment. They furthur tried to douse it after the train halted. Fire brigade rushed to the spot but by then the situation was brought under control. However, there was no report of any casualty.

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