Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu, India: On-fire bus rolls through level crossing

2 Apr

A bus which had stopped at a level crossing near Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu caught fire and was evacuated. While attempts were made to extinguish the fire, the burning bus rolled onto the crossing, smashing both barriers that had been lowered for a train that was approaching the Kamuthakudi manned level crossing. The risk of collision was averted as it proved possible to stop the train short of the level crossing. The incident occurred during the morning of March 31st, 2013.

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