Hyderabad Bus Catches Fire, No Casualties Reported

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Published: January 8,2023 05:33 PM
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A private bus carrying eight people in Hyderabad caught fire

January 8, 2023: A private bus carrying eight people in Hyderabad caught fire, said police.



No casualty has been reported.



The fire was reported on Saturday night near the KPHB colony in Hyderabad and the police  suspected a mechanical fault may have caused it.



Inspector B Kishan Kumar (KPHB Colony Police Station) said to ANI, "We suspect that the reason behind the fire was a mechanical fault. There were around 5 passengers, 2 drivers and an assistant driver on the bus when the fire broke out. The driver and another person first noticed the fire in the driver's cabin."



The bus was quickly evacuated, the police said.



The police and fire fighters immediately rushed to the spot and controlled the fire, said the police.