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Indigo airlines bus catches fire, passengers rescued

A bus belonging to IndiGo Airlines caught fire Thursday at the airport here while ferrying passengers of a domestic in-bound evening flight, according to airport officials.

No one was injured in the incident as the blaze was put out immediately by Fire and Rescue Services personnel, they said.

The bus caught fire as it was nearing the arrival point with about 50 passengers on board.

Since the blaze was doused immediately, preliminary assessment indicated not “much damage”, either to the interiors or the exteriors of the bus, they added.

The authorities are looking into the incident.



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