CRPF Bus Escapes Blaze in J&K's Ramban District

A CRPF bus caught fire due to a technical snag in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district. Luckily, all occupants escaped unhurt. The fire, which was caused by a short circuit in the engine wiring, was brought under control. The vehicle sustained minor damage.


PTI | Ramban/Jammu | Updated: 13-06-2024 16:11 IST | Created: 13-06-2024 16:11 IST
CRPF Bus Escapes Blaze in J&K's Ramban District
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A CRPF bus en route from Srinagar to Jammu caught fire in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district, officials reported on Thursday. Fortunately, all occupants managed to escape unhurt.

The bus, a part of a Central Reserve Police Force convoy, ignited near Battery Chashma on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway during the afternoon. Authorities quickly brought the fire under control, preventing any injuries but leaving the vehicle with some damage.

Ramban Station House Officer Vijay Kotwal stated that initial investigations point to a short circuit in the engine wiring as the likely cause of the fire. He reassured, ''The CRPF personnel traveling in the bus are safe.''

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