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Bomb hoax delays Secunderabad-bound Visakha Express in Andhra's Rajahmundry station

Worried passengers pulled the chain to stop the train and thorough checks were conducted at Rajahmundry railway station delaying the train by more than an hour.

Published: 22nd October 2018 04:26 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd October 2018 10:18 AM   |  A+A-

Indian Railways

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By Express News Service

RAJAMAHENDRAVARAM: A heated argument between two passengers in Secunderabad-bound Visakha Express, during which one of them claimed that a bomb was planted in the train, led to a scare on Sunday night. Worried passengers pulled the chain to stop the train and thorough checks were conducted at Rajahmundry railway station delaying the train by more than an hour.

According to Rajahmundry station manager Prabhakara Rao, two passengers, suspected to be acquaintances, had a heated argument over some issue between Gollaprolu and Pithapuram stations and, one of them, suddenly shouted that bomb was planted in Visakha Express.  Hearing this, passengers pulled the chain. 



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