Bomb scare at New Delhi-Kanpur route, trains delayed

Published: Jan 03, 2016, 09:28 IST | Agencies

The officials at the New Delhi Railway Station on Sunday received a bomb threat in New Delhi-Kanpur route following the trains have been delayed and the area is being combed

New Delhi: The officials at the New Delhi Railway Station on Sunday received a bomb threat in New Delhi-Kanpur route following the trains have been delayed and the area is being combed.

Train passengers, wait on a railway station platform in New Delhi. Pic for representation from AFP
Train passengers, wait on a railway station platform in New Delhi. Pic for representation from AFP

The railway board was informed by the Mumbai Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) after the latter received an e-mail regarding the same.

The Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of New Delhi Police station Surender Kumar also wrote a letter to the Chief Station Manager requesting all Delhi-Kanpur trains to be checked before its departure.

Security personnel took the help of sniffer dogs while checking the luggage of passengers at the New Delhi railway station.

Meanwhile, the Lucknow-Shatabdi Express has been evacuated and is being checked at Ghaziabad railway station after the bomb scare.

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