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Bus ferrying students catches fire

delhi Updated: Nov 26, 2009 11:12 IST

A DTC bus ferrying students to a city school caught fire in east Delhi this morning, injuring the driver and conductor of the vehicle.

The incident was reported from New Ashok Nagar at around 8 am, fire brigade officials said.

None of the children in the bus, ferrying students of Evergreen School, were injured.

The driver and the conductor of the bus suspected some leakage and got down from the bus to inspect it. There was
some kind of a little blast, following which the bus caught fire, Principal of the school Priyanka Gulati said.

"Our teacher, who was in the bus, took out the students.

No child was hurt in the incident," she said.

The injured driver and conductor were rushed to a nearby hospital.

The cause of fire is yet to be ascertained.