Bomb scare on Delhi-Lucknow train

New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The security has been beefed up at Nizammudin and New Delhi railway stations here on Sunday after the Delhi-Lucknow Shatabdi Express was evacuated at Ghaziabad in the morning following a bomb scare, a police official said.

“We received information of a bomb from Delhi Police around 6.30 a.m. Nothing was discovered when the train was checked at Ghaziabad railway station,” Neeraj Sharma, senior railway official told IANS.

“We have deployed bomb disposal squad and intensified the general checking,” Dumbere Millind Mahadeo, deputy commissioner of police, Railways, told IANS. “But there is no need to panic.”

The national capital was put on high alert on Saturday, following a terror attack at an Indian Air Force frontier base in Punjab’s Pathankot town.

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