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Metro train evacuated after smoke detected at Rajiv Chowk

A metro train was evacuated after smoke was detected coming out of the airconditioning ducts of the rear coach at Rajiv Chowk metro station here on Wednesday, officials said.

According to a Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) official, a “minor incident” of smoke was noticed from the air condition duct of the last coach of a metro train, headed towards Samaypur Badli, on the yellow line at 10.17 a.m.

“The train was evacuated at the Rajiv Chowk station and passengers were accommodated in the next train,” a DMRC official told IANS.

The train was sent to the depot for analysis and investigation, the official said.

Metro services were not affected following the incident.

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