Delhi: School bus with 21 students catches fire in Rohini


The fire was reported from the bus that was carrying 21 children  and three other cars.

As many as 21 students had a narrow escape after their school bus caught fire in the middle of a road in Delhi’s Rohini on Thursday afternoon. The private bus was carrying students of Bal Bharti Public School when it caught fire in Sec-7, Rohini.

All the students and the driver were evacuated safely. The fire department officials said they received a call about the fire incident around 2.14 pm near dispensary, Sai Baba Mandir T point, Sector-07, Rohini after which as many as three fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

“A fire call was received about a school bus from Bal Bharti Public School near Sec-7, Rohini. A total of 3 fire tenders rushed to the site. The fire was in the bus carrying 21 children & the driver, along with 3 other cars; all children & the driver safely evacuated”, said Delhi Fire Service.

More details are awaited.

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