At least 40 passengers had a narrow escape in Maharashtra’s Thane when a civic transport bus they were travelling in caught fire on Sunday morning, officials said.
No one was injured in the incident.
According to officials, the incident took place near the Central Ground area of Thane.
The blaze erupted from the engine compartment of the Thane Municipal Transport (TMT) bus, prompting the bus driver to raise an alarm and evacuate all people on board to safety.
“40-50 passengers were travelling on the bus, but they got off the vehicle on time,” TMT officials said while adding that no one was injured in the incident.
More details awaited. (ANI)