Bomb scare on train in Jharkhand

August 2nd, 2008 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS  

Ranchi, Aug 1 (IANS) A Delhi-bound train was stopped and searched at Bokaro railway station in Jharkhand after a passenger allegedly overheard a person telling someone on the phone of a bomb kept on the train, police said Friday. According to the police, a woman passenger of the Jharkhand Swarnjayanti Express informed her husband that she had overheard a person saying on telephone that a bomb planted on the train could not blast.

The worried passengers informed the railway employees on the train, who in turn alerted officials at Bokaro.

The train was stopped and thoroughly searched, but no bomb was found.

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