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A fire has broken out on a Georgian Railway train carrying passengers from western city of Kutaisi to Batumi Black Sea resort today.
Axar.az informs, passengers were timely evacuated from the train that meant no one was injured. The train was seriously damaged.
Georgian Railway LLC, the national railway company of Georgia, said in a statement the incident didn’t damage the railway infrastructure so there were no changes in rail traffic. Georgian Railway added an investigation was launched into the incident and the cause of the fire would be found out "in the nearest future”.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia said the investigation was launched into "damage or destruction of property”. Local media reported a short circuit was believed to be the possible of the accident.
2016.12.18 / 19:54