Friday, June 17, 2011

Explosive found inside Guwahati-Kolkata Kanchanjengha Express

Guwahati, June 17 (ANI): Railway Police in Assam averted a major disaster this morning when its personnel recovered a suspected Improvised Explosive Device (IED) during a routine checkup from the Guwahati-Kolkata Kanchanjengha Express.

According to reports, the explosive device was recovered from an air bag from seat number 22 of S5 coach at around 5.30 a.m.

The bomb squad was called in immediately and they defused the explosive device.

According to the police, it could have been a major blast, as the total amount of explosive device is 8 kg.

All the passengers inside the train are safe with no injury being reported.  (ANI)