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East-West Line MRT allegedly emits “toxic smoke” as it travels towards Pasir Ris

The Independent logo The Independent 20/3/2019 Jewel Stolarchuk
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A picture of an MRT platform along the East-West Line that is filled with smoke as a train pulled up is going viral on social media. The picture of the smoke-filled MRT platform, which is circulating on Facebook, Reddit and WhatsApp, has already received over 200 reactions on one Facebook page.

According to one netizen, Redditor u/bin1065, the “smoke started to come out from the train below and the smell was very toxic.” He added: “I think the train left the burning smell in every station towards the Pasir Ris direction.”

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This is a developing story. The Independent has contacted SMRT for comment and will update this story as more details are released.

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