Kolkata: Panic gripped metro commuters on Monday when smoke started coming from Dumdum bound metro. Metro personnel helped commuters evacuate the station.
According to sources, suddenly the smoke started from the metro train. Police and metro personnel reach the spot immediately. Immediate evacuation of the area caused chaos. No causalities till reported. Metro official launched an investigation.
Earlier, Metro Railway recorded the third highest number of passengers in a day since its inception. On previous Tuesday, 8.14 lakh people traveled in Metro, including a huge rush of people who went out for shopping ahead of Durga Puja.