Bolangir: A fire broke out in the engine of Visakhapatnam – Bhagat Ki Kothi Express at Harishankar railway station today.
The driver and assistant driver were also reported to be safe.
Firefighters, who were rushed to the spot, brought the fire under control. Railway officials suspect a short circuit may have sparked the fire triggering panic among the passengers.
Sources said the train left for its destination after another engine was attached to it.
The engine of the train was completed destroyed in the fire.