Around 25 passengers travelling in a blueline bus had a narrow escape when it caught fire following CNG leakage on Wednesday morning in central Delhi.

The bus, plying between Jehangirpuri and Nizamuddin, caught fire at around 7.25 am near Paharganj, fire brigade officials said.

According to officials, the bus caught fire after a leakage of CNG. The driver alerted passengers to get down from the bus and turned off the CNG system immediately.

The driver suffered minor burn injuries.

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