Crude Bomb explosion on tracks creates panic at railway crossing in Allahabad

Allahabad (ALD): Panic gripped area near MNNIT railway crossing following a crude bomb explosion on the tracks on Sunday evening. As a result, Jaunpur Passenger train was left stranded for about an hour at the Prayag station.

The police along with dog squad rushed to the spot and conducted an extensive combing operation in the area. Railway officials too rushed to the spot to take stock of the situation.

Due to the explosion, Janupur Passenger train passing through the area remained at the station for about an hour. The train began its onward journey only after all clear signal from the police.

Superintendent of Police (Crime) Mr.A.K.Pandey said, “We received information that some sort of explosion took place near the MNNIIT Crossing. We rushed to the spot and detected a sack containing fire crackers. We also combed the entire area and nothing objectionable was found.”