Stones had been pelted on the Vande Bharat prepare in Visakhapatnam metropolis of Andhra Pradesh throughout upkeep on Wednesday.
The Vande Bharat prepare will likely be flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 19.
The glass pane of a coach of Vande Bharat categorical was broken close to Kancharapalem in Visakhapatnam.
Andhra Pradesh | Stones pelted on Vande Bharat prepare in Visakhapatnam which will likely be flagged off by PM Modi on Jan 19. Incident occurred throughout upkeep.
Glass pane of a coach of Vande Bharat categorical was broken close to Kancharapalem, Visakhapatnam. Additional probe underway: DRM pic.twitter.com/JQLrHbwyJ4
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The incident occurred every week after stones had been thrown on the prepare connecting Howrah to New Jalpaiguri, inside simply 4 days after its launch.
In keeping with Divisional Railway Supervisor (DRM) Anup Kumar Sethupati, “Some unknown individuals pelted stones at Vande Bharat prepare because it reached Visakhapatnam for upkeep and prepare run. Stones had been pelted on prepare coaches throughout it was going to the coach care centre for upkeep from Visakhapatnam station.”
He additional stated that they’re verifying CCTV footage and the Railway Safety Power (RPF) is looking for the accused folks.
“It was a really unlucky incident. The coach glass of the model new Vande Bharat prepare was damaged after some unknown individuals pelted stones on the coach close to Kancharapalem. We’re verifying CCTV cameras. Our RPF police looking for them. As soon as they catch will punish sincerely. The railway belongs to public cash. I attraction to individuals who do not do such sorts of issues. Estimated the price of the window glass round one lakh,” added the DRM.
Earlier on January 2, the Vande Bharat Categorical window panes had been damaged as stones had been thrown on the prepare connecting Howrah to New Jalpaiguri close to Malda.
A day after the second assault on January 3, two window panes of the Vande Bharat Categorical prepare had been left broken after stones had been allegedly pelted on the 2 coaches close to the Phansidewa space of the Darjeeling.
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