Ticket machine explodes in UP bus, one injured

Lucknow: In a freak accident, a conductor of the Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation was injured on Monday when an electronic ticketing machine (ETM) exploded in Mathura, police said.

The ETM exploded in the state-owned bus, injuring conductor Netra Pal.

No one else was injured but the machine was completely destroyed, a police officer said. It was not clear why the ETM exploded.

The transport officials have been asked to check with the machine manufacturer.