Bomb Found In Delhi Bound Gondwana Express

12/01/2015 8:45 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:24 AM IST
An Indian man walks in front of a train as a motorcycle being transported is kept on a platform at the Secunderabad railway station in Hyderabad, India, Monday, July 7, 2014. India on Tuesday is expected to announce the budget for the national railways system, which is one of the world's largest and serves 23 million passengers a day. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)

Bhopal, A bomb was found Sunday inside the Gondwana Express train that runs between Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh and Hazrat Nizamuddin station in Delhi, officials said.

After the train left Jabalpur around 3 p.m., a passenger noticed an unclaimed bag and informed the train ticket examiner.

The train was stopped at Sihora Road station, where the bag was examined, and a low intensity bomb was found, Jabalpur Superintendent of Police H.N.C. Mishra told IANS.

The bomb was defused and the train resumed its journey.

It was, however, stopped again near Bina Malkhedi station in Sagar district and a thorough search was conducted by police.

Police sources said CCTV footage from the stations would be studied to see who entered the train with the bag.

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