New Delhi: A low-intensity blast took place in a washroom of a general coach of Kanpur-Bhiwani Kalindi Express near Uttar Pradesh’s Barrajpur railway station, news agency ANI reported. The incident took place at around 7.10 PM on Wednesday.
No injuries or casualties were reported.
Prima facie suggested that the blast was the result of an explosive. Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) is present at the site and the train will be despatched after it is given a clearance. Rail traffic is being dealt through other two railway lines available.
In an earlier incident, one person was injured after a low-intensity explosion which took place near a railway track in Sant Kabir Nagar in Uttar Pradesh. The police had seized three crude bombs. The forensic team had to be called in. In the same month, two low intensity blasts were also reported in Uttar Pradesh in the tourist hub Agra. While one explosion was reported on a garbage dumping tractor at the Agra Cantt Railway Station, another was reported on the terrace of a house near the Agra Cantt station. No injuries were reported in this incident.