Bomb scare on board Varuna Express
Lucknow | February 02, 2007 5:49:39 AM IST
A railway signal equipment kept in the toilet of an A/C coach onboard the Varanasi-Lucknow Varuna Express created a bomb scare this morning.
Police said the security personnel onboard the train found a box and a multimeter equipment in the toilet of an A/C coach. Believing it to be a time bomb, authorities at Sultanpu were alerted. The train was stopped at Sultanpur railway station and the ''suspicious looking'' material removed.
Investigations showed that a railway employee had kept the signalling equipment and a multimeter equipment meant for Ghaziabad in the toilet.
The train later left for Lucknow after a delay of 20 minutes.
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