Fire caught in Parabat Express engine
Staff Correspondent: An engine of intercity named Parabat Express train caught fire, causing derailment of its several compartments in Habiganj on Fridaymorning.
In a consequence, the rail communication between Sylhet and the rest of the country discontinued.
The train caught fire at Noapara Station in the morning and some compartments derailed as driver pressed the brake immediately.
Several firefighting units rushed in the train and doused the blaze, said Shayestaganj Station Master Mofazzul Hossain.
However, no casualty was reported in the fire incident. Salvage train has been doing their task to rescue the train.
Meanwhile, the incident left some trains stranded in different stations on both sides of Noapara, he also said