In recent news, a government bus caught fire. The incident happened in Mahipalpur, Delhi, on Wednesday, April 6, 2022. The horrifying footage of the incident has been going viral on social media. The video clip shows huge plumes of smoke billowing out of the bus. Luckily, no one got injured in the incident as the bus was vacant at that time. The horrifying footage of the incident has surfaced on the internet and has become the subject of discussion. Let us find out the complete details of the shocking incident in the article below.
According to the officials, nine fire tenders were rushed to the scene to extinguish the Delhi Transport Corporation bus fire. It is coming forward that it took the officials more than an hour to bring the situation under control. Although no one was injured, it is reported two shops in the area were engulfed by the flames which whirled menacingly under the impact of strong winds. Apart from the shops, no person got injured.
Fire department officials stated that the fire broke out at 2:20 PM in the DTC bus plying on route number 534. It runs from Anand Vihar ISBT to Mehrauli. Siddharthan, Delhi BJP General Secretary Org, shared the video footage of the burning bus on Twitter. The politician accused the Delhi government and Kejriwal of the incident and said that people will be safe from such accidents if the government gets maintenance of DTC buses on time.
The video was shared on April 6 that has gotten lakhs of views. Everyone seems to be talking about the terrifying incident online and is taking a breath of relief thinking no passenger or the driver was present on the bus at that time or else he would not have survived. The investigation into the incident is ongoing. Officials are trying to find out the cause of the incident and what exactly happened that a huge fire erupted in the bus.
In the video going viral, two people are seen filming the incident on their respective devices while one comes to take away their vehicle from the scene so that it does not get damaged. One can imagine the intensity of the flames as almost eight fire engines arrived at the scene to control it. Last month, a cluster bus has caught fire in northwest Delhi’s Kanjhawala area too. According to the police, a technical malfunction led to the mishap. No one had gotten injured in that incident either.
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