Kolkata: Panic spread among the Metro passengers in Maidan Metro Station after smoke started blowing out from a metro rake. The train services came to a halt for quite sometime following the incident. the Metro officials present at the maidan station took an active part to normalize the situation. Although the passengers were panic stricken for a few moments, none of them were injured.
According to the metro officials the smoke was due to the result of some technical glitch. The stoppage of the metro service during the busy office hours created a huge pandemonium among the commuters. Things became normal within half an hour and metro services were resumed.