Bomb blasts at Chennai railway station, one killed

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Chennai, May 1: At least one passenger was killed and nine others were injured in two bomb blasts in two coaches of the Guwahati-Bangalore train, minutes after it entered the Chennai railway station here Thursday, an official said.

The official said the 22-year-old woman passenger, a resident of Andhra Pradesh, was killed, while nine others were injured, two of them grievously, in the Chennai Central Railway Station blast.

The blasts took place in two coaches – S4 and S5 – of the train at around 7.15 a.m., barely 10 minutes after it had arrived at the railway station, the official added.

The injured have been taken to a hospital.