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Mob sets coach of special train on fire in WB

An irate mob on Monday night set ablaze a coach of a special ticket checking train "Chetna" at Barrackpore station.

india Updated: Mar 21, 2006 00:30 IST
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An irate mob onMonday nightset ablaze coach of a special ticket checking train "Chetna" at Barrackpore station of Sealdah division of Eastern Railway, police said.

The mob vandalised the coach after some staff along with RPF jawans allegedly assaulted a ticket-less traveller at the station. The injured traveller was taken to a local clinic.

Three fire tenders arrived on the spot to douse the blaze and additional force was deployed to restore normalcy in the station.

First Published: Mar 21, 2006 00:30 IST