Saturday, July 23, 2011
Train catches fire in Kandy ( Video and Photos )
July 22. Kandy: A train caught fire at the Kandy railway station in Sri Lanka's hill country today totally destroying several compartments of the train, the police said.
The Police said the fire sprang up around 2:30 p.m. Police and the Fire Brigade Unit of Kandy worked together to extinguish the fire, sources said. No injuries have been reported due to the fire.
The reason for the fire and the cost of the damage is yet to be revealed. Police and the Railway Department have commenced investigations regarding the fire.